One of Milwaukee’s many sculpted lions, and one of Corcordia’s many architectural flourishes, this particular lion and his twin look out over 32nd and Highland on the steps of the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation. Many of the 100-year-old homes that were built in the architecturally and historically rich Concordia neighborhood’s heyday still stand. The neighborhood […]
This set of lions and their twins look out over Clarke Square’s Lao Buddhist Temple, located on 20th Street and National Avenue. Clarke Square is home to Journey House, a community-based organization that strengthens families, as well as service agencies such as the Milwaukee Christian Center and the Lao American Organization. The community boasts the […]
This is a permanent, outdoor chess table, created by Kevin Oulahan, in the pocket park at 3rd Street and Walker. The park also includes a sculpture entitled Stone Bracelet by Zoran Mojsilov. Walker’s Point historically has been home to people who work in Milwaukee’s major nearby industrial corridors. The diverse racially mixed neighborhood includes families […]
The Washington Park Band Shell is an iconic art deco structure that has provided a beautiful backdrop for concerts and performances for generations. It was recently renovated by the Harley-Davidson Foundation. The Washington Park community is home to the idyllic Washington Park, one of three Milwaukee parks designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted, who designed Central […]
We’ve been busy shooting photographs in Milwaukee neighborhoods. For three weeks, NNS will be revealing photo details and asking our readers to tell us what they’re seeing.
Historic Milwaukee is looking for volunteers for the Spaces & Traces program this spring, which will be exploring the Concordia neighborhood.
The United Community Center (UCC) is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Friends of the Hispanic Community Awards, which recognize individuals that have made immeasurable contributions to the development and well-being of the community at large. Honorees will be celebrated at UCC’s 42nd Anniversary Celebration. This year’s award recipients are The Walton Family […]
Harriet Dorsey, the oldest resident of Walnut Way, celebrated her 106th birthday this week. State representative Elizabeth Coggs (10th District) joined the party, held at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. In 2006, when Dorsey was 100, she was inducted in the Milwaukee County Senior Hall of Fame, receiving a special “Century of Service Award.” The long-time community volunteer has been called “the Queen Mother of the African American community.”