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Living - Aug. 4, 2016
Soldiers Home buildings to be converted into apartments
The Alexander Company and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced today that it will lead a team of local organizations to rehabilitate and restore six buildings at the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark District.
Buzz - June 12, 2014
Repairs begin at the old Soldiers' Home
Today, The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) announced repairs will begin on a number of historic buildings on the sprawling grounds of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District, which I featured in a spelunking story last year.
Buzz - July 23, 2013
Free app walks through history at the National Soldiers Home
There's no better time to head out to what a lot of Milwaukeeans used to simply call "Wood, Wisconsin," for a tour of the grounds. Best of all, you can go anytime and the tour is free, if you have an Android or iPhone. That's because there's a walking tour app - which just may be the first of its kind in the state - that you can download free and use as an audio tour and map to the sprawling 90-acre grounds.
Milwaukee History - Jan. 17, 2013
Urban spelunking: The National Soldiers Home Historic District
It's amazing how close, and yet how unknown and misunderstood, the old Soldiers Home on the Veterans Administration Grounds - which is also home to Wood National Cemetery - still is to many Milwaukeeans. Join us as we take a look.
Buzz - June 15, 2011
Soldiers Home District gets "Endangered" designation
The Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District at the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Center will be added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.