Hilton Milwaukee City Center

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Upper floors of the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, featuring the antenna structure utilized over the years by many of the city's television and radio stations.

The Hilton Milwaukee City Center hotel is located in the Westown neighborhood of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was built in 1927 by hotel magnate Walter Schroeder, in a neo-classical style and was previously known as the Schroeder Hotel, the Sheraton-Schroeder Hotel and the Marc Plaza Hotel. It has a height of 275 feet (84 meters) and has 25 floors with an antenna extending its total height to 192 meters. It has 729 rooms. A 12-floor addition designed by Kahler Slater Architects and built by Mortenson was constructed in 2000.[1]

Hilton Milwaukee City Center is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. [2]

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Preceded by
Pabst Building
2nd Tallest building in Milwaukee
1927—1930
84m
Succeeded by
Wisconsin Tower