The green space and storm water retention system in Fondy Park help make Lindsay Heights “the premiere eco-tourism neighborhood of the city.” Improvements this year are expected to include solar power.
Mark Eppli, founder of the ACRE program, has worked to increase the number of people of color in commercial real estate.
For 24 hours each year, the Riverwest 24 bike ride transforms 4.5 miles of public streets into a rolling community-building experience.
Kalan Haywood seeks to inspire the next generation by developing community-focused properties and mentoring youth.
The city’s Community Improvement Project grew out of a partnership with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation in a limited number of neighborhoods. It now has expanded into a citywide matching grant program with many partners.
In its 20th year, Safe & Sound runs a variety of programs involving community members, law enforcement officers and youth to improve Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Artists Working in Education has successfully connected artists with community members and more than 60,000 youth to create large and small pieces of art.
An initiative of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, the Block Projects Menu, engages residents and grows local leaders in South Side neighborhoods.
A new development on Historic Mitchell Street that includes a branch of the Milwaukee Public Library and 60 market-rate apartments has already sparked talk of change in the distressed neighborhood.
Pete’s Fruit Market is bringing fresh produce, international seafood and jobs to Bronzeville, an area that was once considered a food desert.