a large room with seating and chairs


Journal Commons brings you the best in luxury apartment living with a touch of historic charm. Located in the long-time home of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, you will be living in an integral piece of Milwaukee’s history while enjoying a wide array of modern comforts.

The Journal Commons building was originally built in 1924 by Frank D. Chase, a notable architect from Chicago Illinois who was known for creating many newspaper and railroad buildings across the country. Journal Commons maintains many aspects of vintage aesthetic dreamed up by Frank D. Chase while updating the space for the modern world to bring you a one-of-a-kind apartment living experience in Downtown Milwaukee.

Countless stories of life in Milwaukee have been created within the walls of this building over the course of its 98 years, now it’s time for you to begin your story here.

a large lounge with seating and a table