by Vince Bushell Before memories fade I would like to remember Juan Carlos Ruiz. My recollection has been aided by former colleagues who worked or volunteered at ESHAC in the mid-1990s. Many of you will still remember what 1994 was like in Riverwest, what some of the issues were at the time, and how ESHAC […]
Vince’s personal philosophy revolves around the idea to GO. “It’s not just saying you are going to do things, but actually going and doing them.” Since writing the strategic plan for the area, Vince has been active in the Riverwest community.
At Home in Riverwest Since 1970
by Sally Kraus
Photo and story by Amy Budnowski , Alex Riley, Abbey Swasko, , Emily Nixa, Nicole Jaworski, Nikhil Naik, Samuel Markwardt, Kao Seng Thao, Samantha Tripp-Greenman, Dr. Melissa Schoeffel, Lecturer
“I liked to think that in some small way I was doing my part to preserve some of America’s past. Now I have a more exciting job. I’m cleaning up after America’s future.”
On September 25, the Milwaukee Common Council approved the rezoning of the site at the northwest corner of Holton and Brown for the development of a 53-unit, five storey building. The proposal had been stuck in committee for over a year. Why was it so long in coming? And why, when the development itself received little opposition, was the final, approving vote still a narrow victory of 8 to 6?