Coakley Brothers Water Tower Building

Do something different for your next business meeting. Newly renovated in summer of 2018, Coakley Brothers Water Tower Building provides venue space for business meetings to accommodate 14-100 people. Contact us for a tour Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

400 S. 5th Street
Milwaukee, WI • 53204
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Hours of Operation

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Coakley Brothers Water Tower Building is the home of Coakley Brothers Moving Company and Brothers Interiors Design & Furniture Dealership. We have event spaces for rent to accommodate 16-100 people for business meetings. The Coakley Brothers iconic Water Tower which was erected in 2017 is a must see tourist attraction in Walkers Point.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. Did you know? Our building was built for a book publisher in the 1911 then expanded by Milwaukee Printing in the early 1900's?
  2. It is a lucky building as its occupants expanded their business during the depression unlike other businesses during that time.
  3. Coakley Brothers moves homes, businesses, and provides design with new furniture for businesses. Neil Coakley of Coakley Brothers invented the Porter Rack, an industry standard for moving warehouses and businesses.
  4. Peggy Coakley is the 4th generation owner of this 130 year old service business.
  5. Tom Fruin's stain glass water tower sculpture on our rooftop is one of 5 and the largest of its kind in the world.

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • ADA Compliant
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • On-Site Parking
  • Free On-Site Parking


  • Miles to Airport: 8.00
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 1.00
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 3
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space: 5300
  • Sq. Ft. of Largest Meeting Room: 1800
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Reception Style: 60
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Classroom Style: 55
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Theater Style: 100
  • Capacity of Largest Outdoor Space-Reception Style: 60
  • Facility Classification: Event Venue

Facility Information

Property Value
Notes$500 - half day $1,000 - full day Custom arrangements available.

Rooms Available

Room Name Total Sq. Ft.
Board Room 500
Meeting Room 1800
Showroom 3000


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