Liquor landmark set to close Feb. 14

Party Port has been in business since 1946
Liquor landmark set to close Feb. 14
Photo courtesy of Lost Madison's Facebook Page

Party Port on University Avenue is officially closing its doors Feb. 14 to make way for a new development.

According to its website, Party Port is known for being the world’s No. 1 retailer of keg beer.

Party Port has been a staple of alcohol sales in Madison since 1946 and its iconic red sign has been a notable landmark for just as long.

Over the past couple of months, there has been discussion concerning the site and its development. Along with Party Port, three multi-family dwellings will be demolished to construct a five-story, mixed-use building with 10,600 square feet of commercial space and 39 apartments, according to the plan commission’s agenda. In addition, they plan on building a two-story, eight-unit townhouse building in that location.

Party Port is offering a 10 percent off inventory sale due to its imminent sale, its website said. The discount applies to kegs currently in stock, but not special order kegs.

“It has been a pleasure to serve you all for these many years,” its website said.

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Posted by Lost Madison (Wisconsin) on Monday, January 29, 2018