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Historic Preservation Commission

Seeking nominations for the 2014 Cream of the Cream City Awards


The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its 19th annual “Cream of the Cream City” Historic Preservation Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in the field of historic preservation and heritage education/advocacy in the city of Milwaukee.

Please go to www.milwaukee.gov/hpc/CreamCityAwards to learn more about the awards and to view a printable version of the nomination form. Complete submissions must be received via mail by noon on Friday, April 4, 2014.
 


The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) administers Milwaukee's historic preservation ordinance, adopted in 1981, which provides certain kinds of legal protection for buildings or sites that have been declared historic by the Common Council. The HPC is responsible for designating historic landmarks and historic districts and for approving Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs) for permission to alter historic buildings.

For more information about the HPC, check the links below, send email to HistoricPreservation@milwaukee.gov or call (414) 286-5712.
 

 HPC News

May 10, 2013  Historic Preservation Honored Wednesday at Cream of Cream City Awards Ceremony | Cream of the Cream City Award Winners
Jan. 18, 2013  Historic Preservation, Clerk’s Office team up to document condemned convent
Dec. 18, 2012  Common Council approves long-awaited Historic Preservation revisions  |  REVISIONS
Dec. 11 , 2012  Major Revisions proposed for City’s Historic Preservation Ordinance
Apr. 25 , 2012 Historic restoration of Garden Homes residence to be showcased
Dec. 6, 2011  Historic Preservation Honored Tomorrow at Cream of Cream City Awards Ceremony
Nov. 22, 2011  City to Showcase Award-Nominated Historic Homes

 HPC Meetings

The seven members of the HPC are citizens, architects, and historians appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council:
Chair:
Ann Pieper-Eisenbrown       Vice-Chair: Brad Hoeschen
Members: Ald. Robert J. Bauman, Blair Williams, Marion Clendenen-Acosta, Anna-Marie Opgenorth, Brad Hoeschen
Administrative and professional support to the Historic Preservation Commission is provided by the City Clerk's Office.


The HPC meets monthly on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in City Hall, Room 301B, 200 E. Wells St. unless otherwise indicated. 

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 Historic Designation
Process     Properties and districts
   
 Certificate of Appropriateness
 Preservation Information

 

     


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 15, 2013 at Best Place at the Pabst.

View photos of the event below:

 
City of Milwaukee - Public Information Division's Historic Preservation Commission - Cream of the Cream City Awards - 2013 photoset City of Milwaukee - Public Information Division's Historic Preservation Commission - Cream of the Cream City Awards - 2013 photoset

To view past award winners, please visit: milwaukee.gov/hpc/CreamCityAwards