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Have it your way: Former Burger King could be demolished soon by city of La Crosse

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The former home of the Whopper at Bridgeview Plaza could be coming down in a few weeks.

La Crosse’s city plan commission and judiciary committee will discuss demolition plans for the old Burger King at their August meetings, beginning this week.

The BK has been vacant since 2017, and reportedly will be removed for green space along West George Street. It closed when the state rebuilt the intersection of Highways 35 and 53 at Rose Street, at Exit 3 of I-90.

McDonald’s used to be next door to Burger King, but the road project forced the Golden Arches to move a short distance away to their current location on George. 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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