November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tour The Dubbel Dutch Hotel
Saved from the wrecking ball in 1985 by the City of the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission, this 1898 English Renaissance Revival Style gem by noted architects Ferry and Clas sat underutilized, then abandoned altogether when brought to the attention of the new owners. Juli Kaufmann of Fix Development, Patrick R. Jones of Ramsey Jones Architects and Andy Braatz of Braatz Building meshed their expertise in development, architecture and construction to test the viability of turning the now vacant double mansion into a small historic hotel. Despite years of use as a single room occupancy, small business offices, and eventual neglect, the building maintained good bones and sufficient architectural detail to merit the listing pursuit, and the faithful execution of rehabilitation. Cued by the prominence of Flemish-style shaped gables crowned with finials on this double house, an architectural detail prevalent in Milwaukee design of the era, combined with the Flemish-Dutch spelling of the word ‘double’, the owners pay homage to the home’s history and architecture by naming their new hotel, Dubbel Dutch.
Enjoy a docent led 30-minute tour of the hotel including several guest rooms and learn about the history and renovation efforts.
Sunday, November 28, tours offered every 40 minutes from 4 pm to 6 pm
Tickets: Member Tickets: $10; Non-Member Tickets: $20
For this in-person event, we are asking that all guests are vaccinated in order to attend. Your RSVP to the event serves as confirmation that you are fully vaccinated. Contact Historic Milwaukee if you are unable to get vaccinated and would prefer to present a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.
$10 – 20