Pabst bottling building to be remade into educational, retail facility

Freeman Staff

March 16, 2015

The former Pabst bottling building has been sold for $2.25 million to Blue Ribbon Suites, LLC to be turned into a multi-purpose educational facility with retail and hotel space. 
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MILWAUKEE The largest of the former Pabst brewery buildings has been sold and will be remade into a multi-purpose educational building.

According to a Monday announcement, Brewery Project LLC, owners of the Pabst brewery site, have sold the former bottling building for $2.25 million to Blue Ribbon Suites, LLC to be turned into a multi-purpose educational facility with retail and hotel components. The historic remodeling of the former Pabst building is anticipated to be done by summer 2016 with occupancy a few months later in the fall.

A formal announcement about the plans for the building is anticipated in early April.

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