HISTORIC PRESERVATION

School of Architecture and Urban Planning                      University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee                  PH: 414-229-5686

Reuse Feasibility Studies

SARUP and UWM offer

Statement

The Historic Preservation Institute works with clients to study the reuse possibilities of historic buildings.  Along with data collection documenting existing conditions, the Institute assists clients at the very early stages of planning to generate programmatic spaces that are appropriate in size, character and budget for a sensitive reuse of the existing building.  Historic Preservation guidelines, along with local building and zoning codes, are considered at a very early stage and help guide the project to a realistic outcome.  In many cases programming needs will require additional spaces or significant site modifications in order to make reuse feasible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project to Right: Adaptive reuse of the old Coast Guard Station at Milwaukee's Lakefront for the Great Lakes Future Interpretive Center.  1996-1997.

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