Historic Mitchell Street building being restored with apartments, library branch

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MILWAUKEE — Construction is beginning on an historic building on West Mitchell Street.

The work will create 60 market-rate apartments and a new Milwaukee Public Library branch.

Renovations on the 97-year-old building, located at 9th and Mitchell are expected to be complete by summer 2017.

This is the third project where the Milwaukee Public Library system partnered with a developer to create a new branch with apartments on the floors above.

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