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Meet the Pfister's 8th Narrator: Jonathan West

Pfister Hotel
Jonathan West is the Pfister's 8th Narrator

Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel is known around the country for a number of good reasons. It’s thought of as the city’s largest historic hotel – a throwback to the grand hotel palaces of a century ago. 

The Pfister also supports its very own narrator – a person who receives a one-year appointment to chronicle and share the stories of the hotel, its guests and employees. The hotel’s latest narrator happens to be an old friend of and occasional Lake Effect contributor.

Jonathan West recently wrapped up his work with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to take on this new role, one he accepted with great excitement.

"I always believe that good writing  is informed by good listening," says West. "It's really nice to be able to sit back and listen and take in the different vibes that are happening in the hotel."

West spends time in the hotel's lobby, interviewing then sharing his stories on thePfister's blog.