Optima Enrichment, Brookfield, Wisc.
This lighthouse is at the end of Milwaukee's outer breakwater. In 2013, under the National Lighthouse Preservation Act, ownership of the lighthouse was given to the nonprofit Optima Enrichment.
Tower Height: 53
Height of Focal Plane: 61
Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, square tower and lantern on roof of keeper's quarters.
This light is operational
Integral white, Art Deco style two-story steel keeper's quarters.
Date Established: 1926
Date Present Tower Built: 1926
Date Automated: 1966
Optics: Original fourth order Fresnel lens now on display at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. Now modern optic.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse can be viewed from a pier near Festival Park in Milwaukee.