The Mars’ Cheese Castle is a family-owned Wisconsin landmark business owned by the Ventura and Wehrmeister families and was established in 1947. Their building was to be torn down due to the I-94 freeway expansion near Kenosha, Wisconsin. MSI General Corporation was contracted to design and build them their new facility.
The program was simple: Build a veritable castle that their parents, the founders of the business, would have been proud of. Such a challenging, but also rewarding and extremely fun project does not come along very often for an architect, so MSI General relished the oppo... View project
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