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Kilbourn/Reservoir Park: A Brief History

by Donna Schlieman In May of 1998 I submitted a document to Milwaukee’s Historic reservation commission nominating Kilbourn/Reservoir Park as an historic site. It is known by its appearance to the public — it sets up 40 feet in the air and is covered with earth, grass, and trees. North Avenue curves sharply around the […]

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Diversity at Work Through Education and Music

Diversity! If there is one word that describes Riverwest, diversity would be it. All a person has to do is spend an observant afternoon in the neighborhood to notice the differences in musical tastes, speech, socio-economic background, race, religion, philosophies, etc. This diversity is what draws many, if not most, of our neighbors to live […]

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