Motivated to address chronic housing issues, community members hope to make it easier for residents to access housing and neighborhoods to thrive.
As officials begin planning for the Milwaukee Streetcar’s possible route extensions into Walker’s Point and Bronzeville, residents are worried that too much development could drive out longtime residents.
Nonprofit real estate developer CUPED Corp. has purchased the property that formerly housed the Reader’s Choice bookstore and plans to redevelop the building for Jazale’s Art Studio and Grateful Girls.
Music, art, history and culture came together as the newly renovated apartment building in the Bronzeville neighborhood prepares to open its doors to its first residents this week.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
Despite expressing some disappointment with the projected Milwaukee Streetcar route, residents, business owners and workers in the Historic King Drive area were eager to discuss development ideas with city planners and developers at a recent community meeting.
Community Warehouse, a nonprofit that sells discounted home improvement products in distressed areas and employs background-challenged individuals, opened a new retail outlet on Milwaukee’s North Side.
St. Marcus Lutheran School students and teachers walked to a local fire station to commemorate 9/11. Every year, school leaders explain the importance of the day and teach students about “everyday heroes.”
Under new leadership, the AACCW is focusing on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and expand their access to capital.