Graham Kilmer

City Panel Okays Big Westown Upgrades

Re-doing Grand Theatre for MSO, new Bon Ton contract, major street upgrades.

By - Feb 1st, 2017 11:57 am
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5 thoughts on “City Panel Okays Big Westown Upgrades”

  1. MKE0 says:

    Can someone please ask the City of Milwaukee whit it continues to give money to Bon-Ton – a company that makes no money and has a good chance of going bankrupt in the next 2 years? In effect, this is a handout to the private investors of Bon-Ton and the developers of Grand Avenue for a few hundred jobs that are unlikely to exist in a few years.

  2. Because the last thing the city needs is another empty building on Wisconsin Ave…and 650 of those jobs are fairly well paying corporate office jobs that would be hard to replace. The city is giving them a pittance compared to several recent suburbs giving millions more for factories provided fewer than 200 jobs.

  3. David says:

    Does anyone know how the proposed BRT fits with the city’s plans for Wisconsin Ave? It seems to me that the County is movingly ahead with plans and the city is not on board.

  4. Rennie Leon says:

    The grand Ave doesn’t own thw Boston store building its own by Wispark and the city is onboard with the brt. Why don’t people research things before they write comments?

  5. Although the owners of the Grand Avenue don’t own the building that the Boston Store occupies (Wispark does), maintaining the presence of the Boston Store and the Bon Ton corporate offices is an important asset to any revitalization of the Grand Ave. A large empty store and the loss of 750 potential customers for the mall would a big set back to their plans.

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