Downtown Milwaukee lights up in red, white and blue paying tribute to nation's resilience during pandemic

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee is encouraging buildings and landmarks throughout the city to light up in red, white and blue.

Beginning Tuesday evening, U.S. Bank Center, Northwestern Mutual, The Gas Light Building, 833 East Michigan, The Pfister Hotel and the MKE letters at General Mitchell International Airport will be lit in red, white and blue in tribute to the resiliency of the nation.

Buildings throughout the city are encouraged to join in solidarity. 

"Now is the time for our community and nation to come together," said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. "Already there's been a tremendous outpouring of support for businesses, employees, artists and musicians, and we remain committed to furthering this goodwill and generosity. Our lighted skyline is yet another symbol of the unity and hopefulness taking place."

The buildings will remain lit through March 31.

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