Milwaukee City Hall earns recognition for energy efficiency
By Kay Nolan, September 16, 2009
Kay Nolan is a contributing writer for WisBusiness.com. This article ran in the September 16, 2009 issue.
Century-old historical landmarks and ‘green’ buildings might seem worlds apart, but hidden within the ornate, steeplelike Milwaukee City Hall, constructed in 1895 and recently renovated to the tune of $70 million, is a 21st-century success story: The City Hall complex, which includes two attached office buildings, has earned silver LEED certification for energy efficiency.