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Archive | 2004

Wanted: Visionaries

by Janice Christensen The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee is seeking proposals for the purchase and development of the vacant land at 1940-48 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The 75 by 150-foot lot is between Reader’s Choice Bookstore and a mixed-use structure housing the Milwaukee Times Newspaper. The site is in […]

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North Avenue Dam Pedestrian Bridge

Links Riverwest, Lower East Side Neighborhoods by Janice Christensen Tying together two red ribbons, Third District Alderman Mike D’Amato and Sixth District Alderman Mike McGee, Jr. celebrated the opening of a pedestrian bridge linking their two neighborhoods as Mayor Barrett declared the North Avenue Dam Pedestrian Bridge open at a ceremony on December 15.

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Holmes School Now Offers K-8

Oliver Wendell Homes School, 2463 N. Buffum St., has made several changes to its programming since the Neighborhood Schools Initiative began in 2000. Although the school was not one of the overcrowded area schools that benefited from facility additions, other parts of the plan have affected it.

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