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February 23, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2022 Event: This year’s gala will be held in-person at the newly renovated George and Madcap Lounge in Walker’s Point. The evening will kick off with hors d’oeuvres and access to the speakeasy style Madcap Lounge. A sit-down catered dinner and presentations in The George ballroom from the honorees will follow.

5:30 pm: Doors open, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and access to the speakeasy style Madcap Lounge

7:00 pm: Dinner & Program with Honorees

2023 Honorees 

  • Scott Crawford Inc. for the Community Within the Corridor development. Located at 33rd and Center, this development of the former Briggs & Stratton complex converted historic factory buildings into apartments, commercial uses and recreational space.
  • National Block LLC for extensive renovation of The George & Madcap Lounge. Located at 5th and National, this 1850-1900 building is now home to apartments, a grand ballroom and speakeasy.
  • Wangard Partners, Inc. for redevelopment of the historic Eagle Knitting Mills building into the Eagleknit Innovation Hub. Located on 2nd and Virginia in Walker’s Point, this 1928 former knitting factory has been transformed into a tech-oriented hub for start-ups and established firms.

About Remarkable Milwaukee

Each year, Historic Milwaukee, Inc. honors several individuals, businesses and organizations that have a strong history in Milwaukee and have made exemplary contributions to the city’s heritage and the built environment. The honorees selected are champions of architecture, design, adaptive reuse and historic preservation. They invest resources in preserving Milwaukee’s unique history while revitalizing Milwaukee’s neighborhoods.

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The Remarkable Milwaukee Auction will be held online from February 17-26, stay tuned for details!

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Remarkable Milwaukee benefits Historic Milwaukee’s mission to increase awareness of and commitment to Milwaukee’s history, architecture and the preservation of our built environment. Proceeds help make programs like Doors Open and Spaces & Traces possible.



The George and Madcap Lounge
429 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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