Bucks' Pat Connaughton development company withdraws application for Brewers Hill property
Three Leaf Development, whose president is Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton, withdrew its application to build a 6-story apartment building in the Brewers Hill Neighborhood.
The company withdrew the application Monday morning after the city's Historic Preservation Committee staff recommended not approving the development. According to city staff, the company has indicated it will come up with a a new plan for the development and has until Wednesday to file a new application.
The 50-unit apartment complex was planned for 1737-1751 N. Palmer Street and the staff of the HPC acknowledged that number of units might work at the site "however, not in the current design."
Had the development gone forward as planned it would have meant a historic building in the neighborhood would have been razed and about a half-dozen small business would be forced to move.
Three Leaf Development bought the property in October 2020 for $550,000 and could still develop the property if the designs change to meet the qualifications of the area.
This is not the only property Connaughton and Three Leaf Development are planning.
The company received approval from the Village of Shorewood to build at 42-unit apartment building at 2418, 2420 and 2428 E. Capitol Drive. The plans include affordable apartments.
Those parcels are currently a parking lot used by SunSeekers tanning salon and a single-family home.
Connaughton's first Milwaukee project, a four-story, three-unit apartment building is at 1245-1247 N. Milwaukee St.
Connaughton has been with the Bucks since the 2018-19 season.
Tom Daykin of the Journal Sentinel staff Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Tom Daykin contributed to this report.