Archive | June, 2005

Third Ward Plan

by Janice Christensen The Neighborhood Plan and Guidelines were prepared jointly by the Milwaukee Department of City Development and by Jim Piwoni, AIA, and American Design Inc., in cooperation with the Historic Third Ward Association, Business Improvement District # 2, and the Third Ward Architectural Review Board. Goals of the Neighborhood Plan are to (1) […]

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Northeast Side Development Planning

According to the DCD website, “The Plan will provide a blueprint for future development of the area and will identify specific projects that will be undertaken to support that development. The Plan will provide policies based on shared values that will shape the character of development for years to come. The Plan will also outline […]

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Riverwest Renewal

by Julia Kolker Inside Fuel Cafe one May afternoon hipsters guzzle java in the smoky din to the whirr of the coffee grinder. Down the street, shoppers peruse naughty trinkets on the shelves of The Tool Shed, a female-friendly erotic boutique. A few blocks down the street, Riverwesters chow down on spicy African cuisine at […]

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Tim Brophy Arrested

by Janice Christensen On May 19 city officials held a press conference at 2648 N. 2nd Street, in front of a boarded up house owned by Tim Brophy, to announce that the well-known landlord had been arrested that morning near his home at North Lake Drive and Silver Spring. He was initially stopped for a […]

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Brady Street Pedestrian Safety Program

“There were 17 pedestrian fatalities in the city last year,” said Police Chief Hegerty who introduced Operation Safe Crossing. “New stronger laws will be enforced regarding motorists yielding the right of way to pedestrians. For motorists who fail to do so, they will be fined $133 and lose four points off their driver’s license.” Police […]

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