Building Info

The Standard at East Library - Rendering Full View.
  • Address:
    1900-1910 E. North Ave.
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  • Architect:
    Engberg Anderson - Mark Ernest
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    $11,930,000 (2015)
  • Year Built:

The Standard at East Library is HSI Properites, LLC’s 99-unit mixed-use building which opened during the summer of 2014 on Milwaukee’s East Side. The former East Library, at 2340 N. Cramer St., was demolished to allow for the mixed-use building to be built on the site.

The building contains a new 16,000 square-foot East branch of the Milwaukee Public Library system.

 

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Eyes on Milwaukee: The Impact of New Development
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The Impact of New Development

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Intersection: North and Farwell
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Plats and Parcels: Mayor’s Design Awards
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Mayor’s Design Awards

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Plenty of Horne: Horrors, Look At Those Building Vents!
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Horrors, Look At Those Building Vents!

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Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for East Library Opening
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for East Library Opening

It was a truly an East Side event, and a crowd with tons of notables celebrated history in the making.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New East Library is a Jewel
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New East Library is a Jewel

Wow, what an improvement. Our photos capture the technology-rich and architecturally impressive new library

Doors Open: Inside the Standard at East Library
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Inside the Standard at East Library

Our photos capture the interior of a one-bedroom apartment, its great views, and the rooftop deck.

Hard Hat Tour: The Standard at East Library
Hard Hat Tour

The Standard at East Library

Our photos take you inside the new library and apartment building on North Ave.

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Friday Photos: Standard Nears Completion
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Standard Nears Completion

A new, state of the art library, 99 apartments and new retail space will be the result.

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Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address
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Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address

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Ray Chi Selected to Commission Public Art at East Library
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Ray Chi Selected to Commission Public Art at East Library

Milwaukee Artist’s Concepts Will Activate Space on Cramer and North Avenue

Plenty of Horne: Owner of Strad Violin Tips Her Identity
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Milwaukee Public Library to Host Artist Presentations Tuesday, February 4th
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Milwaukee Public Library to Host Artist Presentations Tuesday, February 4th

Four Project Finalists Will Present Public Art Concepts for New Library

Hard Hat Tour: North Avenue Boomtown
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North Avenue Boomtown

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Finalists Chosen for East Branch Public Art Project
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Finalists Chosen for East Branch Public Art Project

The Milwaukee Public Library Selects Four Local Artists To Present Plans for Third Public Art Installation

Streetsblog: The Rise of Parking-Free Apartment Buildings
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Photo Gallery: New East Library Complex Rising
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New East Library Complex Rising

Will The Standard set a new standard for local libraries? Our photos capture progress of construction.

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Milwaukee Public Library Seeks Artists for Art Project at New East Branch

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Artists Chosen for Milwaukee Public Library East Branch Public Art Project

Local Artists Awarded Two Commissions for Internal Public Art Works

Photo Gallery: East Library Groundbreaking
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East Library Groundbreaking

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Photo Gallery: Temporary East Library Opens
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Temporary East Library Opens

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Friday Photos: Say Goodbye to East Library
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Say Goodbye to East Library

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East Library Design Public Meeting
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East Library Design Public Meeting

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East Library Design Meeting
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East Library Design Meeting

The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, December 11th on the new East Library design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Did Donovan Make Bauman Soil His Pants?
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East Library Gains Zoning Approval, Rest of District Held

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East Library Redevelopment Advances at City Plan Commission (Renderings)

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East Library Redevelopment Update and Estimated Schedule

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