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Tim Askin

Staff member, Historic Preservation Commission

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Puddler’s Cottage Given Temporary Historic Protection
Eyes on Milwaukee

Puddler’s Cottage Given Temporary Historic Protection

House is at least 153 years old, but is it historic?

Eyes on Milwaukee: McKinley School Project’s Final Design Okayed
Eyes on Milwaukee

McKinley School Project’s Final Design Okayed

'Worst building ever seen' by city DNS will be turned into 35 apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mayor Could Lose Control of Historic Preservation Commission
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mayor Could Lose Control of Historic Preservation Commission

Bauman and council committee support council president appointing HPC members.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Forest Home Library Not Historic, Alders Vote
Eyes on Milwaukee

Forest Home Library Not Historic, Alders Vote

Committee overturns historic designation for 1960s building, full council vote to come

Friday Photos: Mitchell Street Mystery Buildings Exposed
Friday Photos

Mitchell Street Mystery Buildings Exposed

Paneling has hid an Art Moderne facade since at least the 1990s.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Container Bar Planned for Bradford Beach
Eyes on Milwaukee

Container Bar Planned for Bradford Beach

But Historic Preservation Commission gives it only partial approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Commission Rejects Voting Rights Mural
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Commission Rejects Voting Rights Mural

Without debating content or artist, commission finds mural needs to wait for guidelines to be approved.

Plats and Parcels: 11 Key Details About the Convention Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

11 Key Details About the Convention Center Expansion

Plus: Rite-Hite moving to city, Mitchell Street mystery, Lower East Side projects still alive.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mitchell Street’s Mystery Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mitchell Street’s Mystery Building

Actually two buildings covered by paneling that developer plans to restore. What will he find?

Eyes on Milwaukee: No, This Monstrosity Isn’t Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

No, This Monstrosity Isn’t Historic

Century-old Wisconsin Ave. mansion can become a parking lot, Historic Commission rules.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Signs for Pabst Theater
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Signs for Pabst Theater

Scrolling, chasing LED signs are big -- too big? -- and offer homage to theater's history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: East Side Home Design Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

East Side Home Design Approved

After 18 months of debate, two new East Side homes in historic district okayed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Design of Brady Street Building Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Design of Brady Street Building Approved

Bucks guard Pat Connaughton's proposed building sails through historic commission.

Plats and Parcels: Gilbane, CD Smith Will Build Wisconsin Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

Gilbane, CD Smith Will Build Wisconsin Center Expansion

Plus: State's first Tesla showroom, architecture firm mulls expansion, Pabst Mansion demolishing house

Eyes on Milwaukee: Big Solar Project by Downtown Church
Eyes on Milwaukee

Big Solar Project by Downtown Church

First Unitarian Society adding 95 panels to church, adjacent apartment building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Three Classic Houses To Be Restored
Eyes on Milwaukee

Three Classic Houses To Be Restored

Bradley Foundation sold Lion House and two others to Wisconsin Securities Partners.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Humboldt Gardens Proposal Is Dead
Eyes on Milwaukee

Humboldt Gardens Proposal Is Dead

Developers decide turning 1890 building on Humboldt and North into condos is too costly.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mural Spurs Historic Preservation Reform
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mural Spurs Historic Preservation Reform

Historic Preservation Commission moving to establish guidelines for murals.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plans Submitted for Journal Square Lofts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plans Submitted for Journal Square Lofts

Jeffers plans to convert newsroom to bedrooms. 103 apartments. See the floor plans.

Plats and Parcels: Journal Sentinel Complex Sold
Plats and Parcels

Journal Sentinel Complex Sold

Plus: Badger Mutual moving downtown, Northridge security deal, Lion House has a buyer and much more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Controversy Over Historic Building’s Mural
Eyes on Milwaukee

Controversy Over Historic Building’s Mural

Mitchell Street mural sparks debate. Is a mural just paint? Should it be removed?

Plats and Parcels: A 50-Story Lakefront Tower?
Plats and Parcels

A 50-Story Lakefront Tower?

Colliers dreams up 50-story tower to show what's possible for Clybourn St. site.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brady Street Building Being Rehabbed, Expanded
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brady Street Building Being Rehabbed, Expanded

Former home of Waterford Wine could become retail store, cafe or restaurant.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Campaign Aims to Save Goldmann’s Sign
Eyes on Milwaukee

Campaign Aims to Save Goldmann’s Sign

Group's crowdfunding campaign seeks $20,000 to restore and display the sign.

Kinn Hotel Plan Gets First Approval

Kinn Hotel Plan Gets First Approval

Plan for hotel on North Broadway gets historic preservation approval on third try.

Eyes on Milwaukee: South Wing of Humboldt Gardens Razed
Eyes on Milwaukee

South Wing of Humboldt Gardens Razed

City destroys wing of old Riverwest tavern on Humboldt where redevelopment planned.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Kinn Hotel Proposal Downsized Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

Kinn Hotel Proposal Downsized Again

Addition now isn't visible from the street, addressing key concern of Historic Preservation Commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Goldmann’s Sign Returns
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Goldmann’s Sign Returns

Defunct department store's old sign may return to Mitchell Street. But where?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Schlitz Tavern Condo Plan Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Schlitz Tavern Condo Plan Approved

Developers plan to rehab building on Humboldt and North, but still have a financing gap.

Eyes on Milwaukee: HPC Board Puts Modern Homes on Hold
Eyes on Milwaukee

HPC Board Puts Modern Homes on Hold

New homes proposed for East Side historic district don't meet "any of the guidelines."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mansion Hotel Proposal Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mansion Hotel Proposal Approved

Historic Preservation Commission okays conversion of Marshall St. mansion to small hotel.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Balconies, Windows for The Huron
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Balconies, Windows for The Huron

Husch Blackwell will have a balcony on each of its floors in the 11-story office building.

Marcus Center Trees Removed Before Permit Issued

Marcus Center Trees Removed Before Permit Issued

Four of 36 trees were approved for this, but removal done before permit received.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Proposed Downtown Hotel Loses Two Floors
Eyes on Milwaukee

Proposed Downtown Hotel Loses Two Floors

Change made to please historic commission, which still holds the project until next month.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Broadway Connection Gets Thumbs Up
Eyes on Milwaukee

Broadway Connection Gets Thumbs Up

Historic Preservation Commission approves Joshua Jeffers' 11-story office building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Broadway Office Building Plan Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

Broadway Office Building Plan Advances

Jeffers would add first modern building to historic block.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MillerCoors Razes Historic Gettelman Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

MillerCoors Razes Historic Gettelman Building

Brewery's demolition part of compromise to add parking, preserve Gettleman house.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House
Eyes on Milwaukee

Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House

Downtown church gets new lease on life from creative developer and state law change.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The “S Block” Conceptually Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

The “S Block” Conceptually Approved

Seven-story building proposed for the heart of downtown in historic district.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Boutique Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Boutique Hotel

New Art House Hotel could open by June in historic 1898 building on Marshall St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal

City historic commission votes to hold plan for new apartments near 9th and Wisconsin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Modern Brady Street Building Approved by Historic Commission
Eyes on Milwaukee

Modern Brady Street Building Approved by Historic Commission

Historic commission staff tried to hold modern building, but commissioners overruled.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Stone Creek Approved for Downer Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

Stone Creek Approved for Downer Ave.

Historic Preservation Commission approves Stone Creek's new cafe.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Inches Forward

Approval depends on 20 well-hidden stained glass windows.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Gets Key Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Gets Key Approval

Historic Preservation Commission clears downtown hotel tower to move forward