Alderman Law Firm Wins Appeal to Save Historic Monument

Last week, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals overturned a circuit court order that would have allowed demolition of the historic Sisters of Holy Nativity Convent.

On appeal, Attorney K.L. Penix argued the circuit court’s decision allowing for the demolition was erroneous because, in relevant part, the owner of the Convent attempted to comply with a raze or repair order issued by the City of Fond du Lac. If the City still intended to seek demolition of the building following the repairs, it should have sought a new raze or repair order.

This matter will resume in the circuit court, where the fate of the historic monument will be decided.

For the rest of the story, please see the FLD reporter at Fond du Lac Holy Nativity Convent: Appeals court upholds challenge (