Historic Preservation Honored Wednesday at Cream of Cream City Awards Ceremony
Annual preservation honors event to be held at Best Place at the Pabst
The Cream of the Cream City Awards, sponsored by the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, the Common Council and Mayor Tom Barrett, are recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in the field of historic preservation and heritage education and advocacy in the City of Milwaukee. The event will be held at Best Place at the Pabst, 901 W. Juneau Ave., and begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
The public is invited and refreshments will be served.
Cream of the Cream City Award honorees will receive a commemorative brick recognizing how they have met the special stewardship challenges required of historic buildings. The 2012 winners who will be honored are listed in the attached document.
Alderman Robert J. Bauman, who serves as a member of the Historic Preservation Commission, said the awards recognize projects “large and small which have preserved the rich history of Milwaukee found in its varied architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries.”
Attendees will also be privileged to updates on the future City Hall Museum, and there will be an informational table showing City Hall artifacts and unique items for purchase that will support the museum.
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