2 Nov 2011

The Pfister Hotel and Johnson Controls grew up together

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Did you know the first building to (ever!) have temperature controls in each room was the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? During the Industrial Revolution Johnson Controls and the Pfister Hotel grew up like two kids on the same block. Both also grew to garner international recognition in their chosen fields. I met with Johnson […]

28 Oct 2011

Shelby Keefe’s 30 Paintings in 30 days

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Last month, see The Pfister Hotel’s Artist in Residence, Shelby Keefe, began her mission to create a painting a day for 30 straight days. Using her own photos and images from the public as inspiration, buy cialis Keefe has focused her pieces on people in local, urban landscapes. The 12” by 12” works, along with […]

27 Oct 2011

Stories to tell by the Pfister Narrator

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It’s that time again. The transition that has been coined the Passing of the Pen. As our current Pfister Narrator prepares to step down from her title, she has some words of wisdom and some insight for our next Pfister Narrator. Stories to tell by the Pfister Narrator from PfisterHotel on Vimeo.

26 Oct 2011

The Pfister Hotel Selects Ed Makowski as Next In-House Storyteller

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The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has named Ed Makowski as its third ‘Pfister Narrator.’ In the role, he will spend time in the hotel’s lobby, interviewing visitors and guests and sharing their stories on the Pfister’s blog (blog.thepfisterhotel.com). As narrator, he will be posting blog entries at least twice-per-week over a six-month period. […]

18 Oct 2011

The Pfister Hotel to Host October Gallery Night

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The Pfister Hotel will be showcasing a gallery from 5-9pm, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, as part of Gallery Night and Day, an art event put on by the Historic Third Ward Association and the East Town Association. Last month, The Pfister Hotel’s Artist in Residence, Shelby Keefe, began her mission to create a painting a […]

13 Oct 2011

Daniel Ridgway Knight’s “The Rose Garden”

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By Keia Wegner, viagra Assistant Manager at the Pfister Hotel Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924) was an American artist born in Philadelphia.  In 1871 he moved to France where he purchased a house and studio at Poissy on the Seine.  This was a perfect area for him as it provided lush natural scenery that can be […]