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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: Rafael Garcia

  • Members:

    • Matthew Jarosz

    • Ann Pieper-Eisenbrown

    • Sally Peltz

    • Nick H. Robinson

    • Ald. Robert Bauman

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 11:59pm on the day indicated.

Emailed submissions are sufficient for meeting the deadline. Printed architectural size plans and prints can be submitted by the end of deadline week.


Meeting Date Submission Deadline
Monday, January 10 (2nd Monday) Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Monday, February 7 Monday, January 10
Monday, March 7 Tuesday, February 8
Monday, April 4 Tuesday, March 8
Monday, May 9 (2nd Monday) Friday, April 8
Monday, June 6 Tuesday, May 10
Monday, July 11 (2nd Monday) Tuesday, June 14
Monday, August 1 Tuesday, July 5
Monday, September 12 (2nd Monday) Tuesday, August 16
Monday, October 10 (2nd Monday) Monday, September 12
Monday, November 7 Tuesday, October 11
Monday, December 5 Tuesday, November 8



Agenda Submissions

Deadline for items to be entered on the agenda is 11:59pm 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.

Small projects can often be approved by staff in a few days without waiting for the monthly Commission meeting. These are reviewed on a rolling basis in the order received.

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, meeting rooms and City Hall complex, 200 E. Wells St., are wheelchair accessible. Accommodation requests should be made through the city's ADA coordinator.

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.


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