Four Clarke Square residences were rehabbed recently at no cost to homeowners as Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush With Kindness” program (ABWK) made its way to the neighborhood for the third year in a row.
Menomonee Valley Passage, a pedestrian bridge at 37th and Pierce Streets on the north edge of Layton Boulevard West, is among the 22 citywide winners of the 2011 Mayor’s Design Awards, presented by Mayor Tom Barrett. The passage won for better connecting many residents to the Menomonee Valley, creating a trailhead for an extension to […]
Journey House GED graduate Shanice Brown received the Jim and Karen Schlater Scholarship at the organization’s graduation dinner on Monday, May 23. This one-time award was presented to Shanice for her volunteerism and demonstrated commitment to helping her neighborhood.
Fresh from her job at the neighborhood development department at the United Community Center in Milwaukee, Veronica Ortiz, 30, was named the housing coordinator for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.
Did you know that you can see Frank Lloyd Wright houses every day on the South Side of Milwaukee? If you didn’t, you’re not alone.
Journey House will host a graduation dinner on Monday, May 23, honoring its GED and citizenship graduates from the 2010-2011 academic year.
The Mitchell Park redesign project is still in the planning stages, but renderings show two possible locations for the NFL football field donated by the Green Bay Packers to Journey House in 2009.
About 30 volunteers armed with shovels, garden shears and garbage bags gathered recently to clean up the Silver City business district.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) is seeking volunteers to maintain and beautify the Valley Passage at 37th and Pierce Street, starting in May. Valley Passage, formerly an unused tunnel beneath the railroad tracks, now is a paved path leading to the Hank Aaron State Trail.
At first glance, the house under construction at 2221 S. 18th St. seems like any other new home rising from the ground, but it’s actually the first of its kind. The house, about 65 percent complete, is the first home to be built by participants of the Adult Build program at Milwaukee Christian Center.