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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:  Marion Clendenen-Acosta

  • Vice-Chair:  Patricia Keating Kahn

  • 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:

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline


Thursday, January 15 Friday, December 19, 2014
Monday, February 9 Thursday, January 15
Monday, March 9 Thursday, February 12
Monday, April 20 Friday, March 20
Monday, May 11 Thursday, April 16
Monday, June 8 Thursday, May 14
Tuesday, July 14   Friday, June 19
Monday, August 10 Thursday, July 16
Tuesday, September 15 Friday, August 21
Monday, October 12 Thursday, September 17
Monday, November 9 Thursday, October 15
Monday, December 14 Thursday, November 19


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: