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Members and Meetings

Board Members

The seven members of the HPC are citizens, architects, and historians appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council:

  • Chair:  Patricia Keating Kahn

  • Vice-Chair:  Anna-Marie Opgenorth

  • Members:

Administrative and professional support to the Historic Preservation Commission is provided by the City Clerk's Office.

Upcoming Meetings

The HPC meets monthly on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in City Hall, Room 301B, 200 E. Wells St. unless otherwise indicated.  Submission deadline time is midnight that day.

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline


Tuesday, January 12 Wednesday, December 16
Monday, February 8 Tuesday, January 12
Monday, March 14 Tuesday, February 16
Tuesday, April 12 Wednesday, March 16
Monday, May 9   Tuesday, April 12
Monday, June 13 Tuesday, May 17
Monday, July 11 Tuesday, June 14
Monday, August 8 Tuesday, July 12
Tuesday, September 13 Tuesday, August 16
Monday, October 10 Tuesday, September 13
Tuesday, November 15 Tuesday, October 18
Monday, December 12 Tuesday, November 15


Agenda Submissions

Deadline for items to be entered on the agenda is 12:00 Noon on the agenda submission deadline date. Items received after the agenda deadline will be scheduled for the following meeting in accordance with the Bylaws and Procedures of the Historic Preservation Commission. All meetings, unless otherwise specified above, will be held at 3:00 P.M. in Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 E. Wells St. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting to answer any questions that may arise.

Disabled Persons Information

Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through sign language interpreters or other auxiliary aids. The Historic Preservation offices and City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., are wheelchair accessible.

Parking Information

Reduced parking rates are available at the Milwaukee Center-self parking structure (lower level parking). Entrances are located at 829 N. Water St. or 111 E. Kilbourn Ave. For parking validation, check with the City Hall Information Desk.


Persons engaged in lobbying as defined in s. 305-43-4 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances are required to register with the City Clerk's Office License Division. Registered lobbyists appearing before a Common Council committee are required to identify themselves as such. More information is available at

City Hall
200 E. Wells St., Room B-4

Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-5712


Cream of the Cream City
Historic Preservation Awards

Thank you to all who attended the 
Cream of the Cream City Awards ceremony held on May 29, 2014
at Best Place at the Pabst.

View photos of the event below:

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To view past award winners, please visit: