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Neighborhood-y Feel Appeals to Travelers
The ins and outs of running a historic hotel in a residential neighborhood.
Café at the Plaza’s Intriguing History
It started as a tea room for lady residents to entertain male friends since they weren’t allowed to host them in their rooms. During WWII it was outfitted with cots so sailors and soldiers could bunk for the night. Plus there’s a story behind the patterns in the tiles.
Art Deco Touches to Look For
Don’t miss the crown molding, original French Maid poster, tile work, windows and more.
Only Two Families Have Owned the Hotel
The hotel was built in 1925 and in all that time just two families have owned the building. Meet the current owners and learn how their love of historic architecture drew them to purchase it.
Home of the Rep for More than 60 Years
Actors from the Milwaukee Repertory Theater have called The Plaza Hotel home for more than 60 years. During that time, actors and stagehands have stayed here and local thespians have lived here. Our owners love and support the arts.
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