Upcoming Events & Tours

Remarkable Milwaukee 2015 to honor Patti Keating Kahn and the Forest County Potawatomi

Historic Milwaukee, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2015 honorees for the annual Remarkable Milwaukee fundraising dinner and auction. They are:

Individual Honoree Patti Keating Kahn for her commitment to Milwaukee’s historic downtown buildings including the Railway Exchange Building and the Colby-Abbot Building. Read more about Patti here.

Organizational Honoree: the Forest County Potawatomi for their ambitious restoration of the historic Concordia neighborhood on the city’s west side through their Business Development Corporation.

The event will take place starting at 5:30 p.m. March 12 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

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Become a Tour Guide!

Guide Training starts February 21st!
HMI Members: $200, Non-Members: $250

Milwaukee’s built environment has thousands of tales to tell. Learn about Milwaukee’s unique history from leading scholars in eight, three-hour classes. You will be fully immersed in Milwaukee architecture, its preservation and its language. Once you have taken these classes you can put your newly acquired knowledge to work for a great cause by volunteering for Historic Milwaukee’s Guided Tour program!

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Skywaukee tours every Saturday!

Skywaukee is Historic Milwaukee, Inc.’s winter walking tour. Explore the history of the streets of Milwaukee while remaining indoors! A trained HMI tour guide will lead you through Milwaukee’s skywalk system while giving you the architectural and cultural history of many significant Milwaukee landmarks.

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Contractor Directory

Are you looking to update or restore your historic property but you don’t know where to start? Historic Milwaukee’s contractor directory is the perfect resource for you. Check out the many trusted contractors in this directory that secialize in anything from windows to flooring

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Historic Milwaukee, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of and commitment to Milwaukee's history, architecture, and the preservation of our built environment through education and advocacy. HMI is an affiliated member of the Wisconsin Historical Society, a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Visit Milwaukee.