ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Construction has officially started on the Green Bay Packers' Titletown District.

The ceremonial turn of a shovel broke ground Tuesday for Lodge Kohler, just west of Lambeau Field. The Kohler Co. is building the hotel, which executive chairman Herb Kohler says is a new experiment in hospitality. WLUK-TV ( ) reports Kohler says the Titletown District will support the hotel and the hotel will support the Packers' banquet and hospitality business.
The 144-room Lodge Kohler is part of the 34-acre, $130 million Titletown District development, which also includes Hinterland Restaurant and Brewery and Bellin Health Sports Medicine Clinic.