Three Civil War-era buildings at Milwaukee’s Soldiers Home Complex would be rehabilitated under a $25 million proposal by The Alexander Company and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The plan would build upon an award-winning $44 million project that saw the signature Old Main, once one of the 11 most endangered historic buildings in America, and five accessory buildings repurposed into housing for 101 apartments for veterans experiencing homelessness.

The latest plan would see Alexander rehabilitate the long-vacant Ward Memorial Hall, Soldiers Home Chapel and Governor’s Mansion.

Built between 1868 and 1889, the structures joined others at the complex designed to support veterans returning from the Civil War. Each of the buildings has been vacant for several years.

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This article was originally published by Urban Milwaukee.