USA Today Travel: Hilton Garden Inn takes over Milwaukee architectural gem

Despite stagnant demand for hotel rooms in downtown Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that three hotels are now under construction: Hilton Garden Inn: This is a conversion of a 1886-era Romanesque-style office building (611 N. Broadway) with marble steps, a six-story atrium that features a skylight, and taller-than-average ceilings.

JS Online: New downtown hotel highlights historic atmosphere

Climbing marble steps on the grand iron staircase within a future hotel he's opening in downtown Milwaukee, John Callan pauses, gazing up to the soaring six-story atrium's skylight. "You just can't duplicate this," said Callan, general manager of what will be a Hilton Garden Inn when renovations are completed this fall.

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