Special Events

Join Historic Milwaukee for an upcoming special event! Proceeds from these events help support Historic Milwaukee’s year round mission to help educate the public about Milwaukee’s history, architecture and neighborhoods.

Spaces & Traces Reception

Thursday, May 2 at 6 pm
At Birch, 6610 W North Ave

Join Historic Milwaukee for a celebration of the houses and properties on the 38th annual Spaces & Traces tour. Learn about each of the 15 featured properties that will be featured on the tour.

Appetizers and cash bar.

Tickets: Member: $10  |  Non-Member: $20

2019 Spaces & Traces Reception

Party Like it’s 1928

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6 pm

Join Historic Milwaukee as we celebrate the Washington Highlands Centennial in style! This event will take place at a 1928 Spanish Colonial Revival style home on Washington Circle in the Washington Highlands. The home was originally built for Dr. Chester and Bella Schneider and boasts many original features. Guests will be invited to tour the home and will enjoy appetizers and prohibition era cocktails in the rathskeller style bar.

Tickets: Member: $35  |  Non-Member: $50

The address of the home in the highlands will be provided to ticket purchasers.

Party Like it’s 1928

Lego Event: Gas Light Building

Thursday, June 6 at 6 pm
At the Gas Light Building, 626 East Wisconsin Avenue

Join Historic Milwaukee and Workshop Design architect Keith Stachowiak for a tour of the iconic Gas Light Building. The tour will be followed by an opportunity to build a model version of the Gas Light building with Legos! Learn the fundamentals of architecture, build an iconic Milwaukee building with Legos, and enjoy a local crafted beer.

Constructed in 1929-30 by Eschweiler and Eschweiler, this Art Deco building was home to the Milwaukee Gas Light Company, the city’s first public utility.

Please note that two people will be in each group to build the model. The event is a hands-on program geared toward adults, capacity is 12 total, RSVP required. Participants do not get to keep the Lego model.

$25 Members | $35 Non-Members

Lego Event: Gas Light Building