Building History Detail
Hotel Pfister

An eight story, 200 room hotel built for Charles Pfister in a Romanesque Revival style with dimensions of 117x180 feet. Ground was broken for the hotel in December of 1890 and construction was slowed by several building strikes in 1891. The hotel was bought by the Marcus Corporation in 1962.

Architect: Koch, Henry C

Year Built: 1893, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
144 Wisconsin St (1893 - 1929)
424 E Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)

UWM Digital Collection
Milwaukee Sentinel, June 4, 1890
Yenowine's News, June 8, 1890
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 23, 1893
Milwaukee Journal, May 1, 1893

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 35294

Record Update: 2010-01-03