Despite temperatures hovering near the 80-degree mark, neighborhood residents had wintry conditions in mind recently as “Weatherization Fair 2011” took place at Clarke Square Park.
A small group of skilled craftsmen in Lindsay Heights is restoring foreclosed and abandoned houses while employing out-of-work tradesmen. The Craftsmen Restoration Guild, conceived by Walnut Way Conservation Corp., aims to improve the community by bringing houses up to code and increasing curb appeal.
Solar hot water systems were installed recently at three multi-family properties in Lindsay Heights through a joint effort between the city, Walnut Way Conservation Corp. and Focus on Energy.
When Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was looking to make a significant investment in a local community in 2005, Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood was well positioned to take advantage of the opportunity.
Potential homebuyers took a bus tour of the Layton Boulevard West area recently, visiting eight move-in ready homes in Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park.
Volunteer program exposes women to the world of building construction, while adding needed housing in Lindsay Heights.
The Layton Boulevard West Neighbors 2011 Most Improved Porch Contest gives residents a chance to improve the look of their home and their neighborhood and win prizes in the process.
A new sports court at Silver City Townhomes is now available for the community to use. The townhomes and sports court recently celebrated their grand opening.
An award-winning home on 16th Street in Lindsay Heights is on the market.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin Heritage Tourism Program held its annual Wright and Like Tour this year in Milwaukee, highlighting 13 homes and drawing hundreds of visitors to Layton Boulevard West.