Upcoming Events

Spaces & Traces 2014: Washington Heights

May 17, 2014 from 9am to 5pm
washington-park-milwaukee-wisconsinCROPPEDHistoric Milwaukee is thrilled to announce Washington Heights as the Spaces & Traces Neighborhood feature on May 17, 2014! This will be the second time HMI has featured the neighborhood, first highlighting it in 1992.

Please consider volunteering for Spaces and Traces! We need a number of volunteers to work 3 hour shifts on the day of the event.  Click here for our volunteer form!

Tickets are on sale now! $20 for Members and $25 for Non-members. Click here to order online!


We’re All in This Together: What Makes a Great Neighborhood?

April 24, 2014 from 6pm-8pm

Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park (1859 North 40th Street)

Attend our Washington Heights Panel Discussion! Join us while residents, business owners and others discuss what makes Washington Heights “work” and what other neighborhoods can learn. This event is free but only has 100 spaces available.

Click here to sign up now!


Spaces & Traces Wine and Appetizer Reception

Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 4pm-6pm


This year’s pre-event party will be held at the Arts & Crafts home of Edward Szopinski and Carol Justin! Tickets are $35 per person for HMI members and include a wine and cheese reception. $40 for non-members. This event is limited to only 40 guests, so sign up now!

Click here to RSVP!



January 4-May 10, 2014

Saturdays at 1 p.m.

 Time: 1.3 hours

Take an architecture tour of Milwaukee from the comfort of our skywalk system.

Where to Meet: Meet in front of the John Plankinton Statue on the street level lobby in the Shops of Grand Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.

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4-14-12 HISTORIC HOMES - MILWAUKEE 032aContractor 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

Visit the Contractor Directory

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Your support of Historic Milwaukee this holiday season will help programs like Doors Open, Spaces & Traces and our Panel Discussions continue to grow.

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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.