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 Requests for Proposals on three nearby structures. Read more from OnMilwaukee.com.
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, with many of the largest buildings vacant. Last week the VA issued a request for proposals to redevelop three of the complex’s historic structures. Proposals are due January 7th for the redevelopment of the Wa
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 unused buildings. Read more from BizTimes Milwaukee.
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 Historic Landmark District. The buildings are on or near Mitchell Boulevard, between I-94 and West National Avenue, on the grounds of the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Read more from the Milwaukee Journal
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 veterans campus in Milwaukee. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owns the campus, which is a national historic landmark, but for years struggled to find the resources to preserve and activate the late 1800s
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 Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The announcement comes on the heels of a major step forward for the ongoing effort to rehabilitate six of the District’s buildings, including Old Main. VA SEEKS DEV