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December 17, 2018

As work proceeds on converting architect Edward Townsend Mix's imposing hilltop "Old Main" building– and five others – on the grounds of the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home Historic District campus into veterans housing, the Department of Veterans Affairs has issued Request...

December 10, 2018

Some of Milwaukee’s oldest buildings will see new life under a plan from the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. Originally designed as a self-contained village for recovering veterans of the Civil War, Milwaukee’s Soldiers Home has been in decline for decades...

December 10, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for proposals from developers interested in rehabilitating three more historic buildings in the Milwaukee Soldiers Home National Historic Landmark District, continuing an effort to redevelop the complex’s unu...

December 10, 2018

Efforts to continue redeveloping Milwaukee's historic Soldiers Home complex are expanding to three more buildings.

The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking proposals from developers to rehabilitate what are now vacant buildings in the Soldiers Home National Histori...

December 10, 2018

The historic theater, chapel and mansion on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home campus could be restored by a private developer to provide new services for veterans under a federal request for proposals issued Friday. 

Those buildings all are part of the iconic post-Civil War v...

December 10, 2018

Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a developer to rehabilitate three notable vacant historic buildings in the Soldiers Home National Historic Landmark District, located at the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans A...

More than five years ago, the Soldiers Home Historic District was recognized as one of the most endangered historic places in the nation. That designation introduced many people to the Soldiers Home for the first time. As the community learned about this Civil War era,...

October 17, 2017

Paint curls like potato chips on the floors and plaster walls and ceilings are crumbling to dust, but soon veterans will once again call Old Main home...

On Monday, a coalition of community organizations and volunteers launched a campaign to raise $4.25 million that wil...

September 5, 2017

"Despite its current state of dilapidation, though, Old Main is a success story. After years of failed attempts, the department recently leased it to a private developer who next year will begin clearing out the wreckage and transforming it into 80 apartments for homel...

May 17, 2017

The restoration of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home into housing for veterans is among five Milwaukee projects that received state tax credits awards on Tuesday.

The affordable housing tax credits will help restore the Soldiers Home’s Old Main building into 80 apartments for...

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