Submitted by Nola Cross, Meeting at Gordon Park Pavilion regarding the proposal in October, details at end of article. After more than five years searching and a couple near misses, Milwaukee Area CoHousing and Cooperative Housing (MACCH) is finally able to announce that land is currently under contract for its planned River Trail Commons (RTC) […]
Mandel Group proposes a 46-unit apartment complex with Adventure Rock Climbing Gym on North Avenue and the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The original master plan that was approved (with much controversy) for the Jewel Osco development in 1998 included bluff development and a small park at North Avenue. Jewel Osco eventually sold to […]
Despite recent community efforts to preserve the natural viewshed and wilderness along the banks of the Milwaukee River, a Milwaukee-based developer recently clear-cut about five acres of river shoreline in the northern suburb of Glendale.
By the late 1990s, after over a century of industrial usage, a stretch of vacated properties waited as silent sentinels along Commerce Street, watching over the frontier between the Riverwest neighborhood and points south. In 1999, the city of Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority (RACM) requested a plan to revitalize this blighted area along the river. The […]
by Janice Christensen It seems like everybodys talking about the bamboo grove planned for a public plaza in the Third Ward. What will become the plaza is currently a patch of asphalt at the end of Erie Street near the end of the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic rivers. Its classic Milwaukee: the Polish moon of […]