The longstanding programs to transform a former downtown athletics bar into a Japanese restaurant are expanding under a revised proposal.
Ninja Japanese Steakhouse, operated by Li Chai Chen, is to open up in the former Capture 22 Bar and Grill, 770-772 N. Milwaukee St.
Chen’s initial designs, disclosed in an October 2019 tavern license application, known as for a sushi restaurant.
Chen also operates Ninja Japanese Steakhouse spots at N88 W15575 Key St., Menomonee Falls, and 944 Paradise Drive, West Bend,
That original proposal was to use the 11,900-sq.-foot building’s first flooring for a cafe and bar, with a achievable potential enlargement of added seating on the second floor and a basement karaoke bar.
But, soon after a setting up allow was issued for that perform, Chen decided to commence with the entire task, which includes the basement bar.
That’s according to paperwork filed with the most current creating permit software by general contractor Style 2 Design Making Corp.
The do the job will price an believed $440,000, according to the plans. The renovations will consist of a sushi bar on the very first flooring.
Chen claimed Monday he hopes to have the cafe open by March.
Chen’s expense group, Ninja Heart LLC, purchased the constructing in Might for $1.15 million, according to town evaluation data.