Alderman Law Firm Fights City on Demolition of Historic Monument

Posted by Kimberly Penix - August 27, 2020 - Appeals, Civil Appeals, Historic Issues - No Comments

Screen Shot 2020-08-26 at 8.17.46 PM“Fate of Sisters of the Holy Nativity Convent in hands of appeals court

A brief filed Friday with Wisconsin Court of Appeals by legal counsel for the owner of Sisters of the Holy Nativity Convent [Alderman Law Firm] asks that the property be saved from the city of Fond du Lac’s demolition order. . .

“Our national historic monuments should be preserved, not destroyed and, especially given the current pandemic, there is no better use for the property than to allow time for repair,” [Attorney] Penix said. “Panoussis hopes that the city will not be able to scrape away history and replace the nativity with a Kentucky Fried Chicken, and turns to the Court of Appeals in hopes of support for his efforts and our collective past.””

For the rest of the story, please see the FDL Reporter at https://www.fdlreporter.com/story/news/2020/08/26/fond-du-lac-holy-nativity-convent-fate-hands-wiscons-court-of-appeals/5626383002/