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Freshwater Plaza. Photo from Wangard Partners, Inc.

Mixed-use development by Wangard Partners at the northeast corner of N. 1st St. and E. Greenfield Ave.

The site was formerly occupied by the Grede Foundry.

The development includes a Cermak Fresh Market grocery store, two small commercial buildings fronting S. 1st. St. and a 76-unit apartment building. A 45,750 sq-ft office building was originally planned for the southeast corner of the site.

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Wangard, City Again at Odds on Freshwater Plaza
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wangard, City Again at Odds on Freshwater Plaza

Size of sign at issue. Meanwhile developer planning two more developments at the plaza.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Freshwater Plaza Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Building for Freshwater Plaza Moves Forward

City seeks to update design standards for Walker's Point development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Apartments, Retail for Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Apartments, Retail for Walker’s Point

Wangard development is compromise between city, developer and alderman.

Wangard Welcomes Commercial Tenants at Freshwater Plaza
Press Release

Wangard Welcomes Commercial Tenants at Freshwater Plaza

Freshwater Plaza is a four-phase, 180,000 square-foot mixed-use development in Walker’s Point.

Cermak Fresh Market is hiring
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Cermak Fresh Market is hiring

Attend job fair April 27 and April 28

Wangard Still Can’t Meet City Rules

Wangard Still Can’t Meet City Rules

Subsidized Freshwater Plaza project flunks Residents Preference Program.

Developers Meet Local Hiring Goals

Developers Meet Local Hiring Goals

Bucks arena, Northwestern Mutual tower meet city's residents preference goals.

Wangard Violates Residents Preference Program

Wangard Violates Residents Preference Program

Council members blast the company for failure, call for tougher requirements.

Wangard’s Freshwater Plaza Hits Milestone
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Wangard’s Freshwater Plaza Hits Milestone

Freshwater Apartments is now leasing!

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux Wins Committee Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux Wins Committee Approval

DCD leader was thought to be in trouble, but city committee votes 4-0 to reconfirm.

Radio Waves: The Transformation of Walker’s Point
Radio Waves

The Transformation of Walker’s Point

Jeramey Jannene talks to 620 WTMJ about the South Side's new boom town.

Friday Photos: Walker’s Point Boomtown
Friday Photos

Walker’s Point Boomtown

The south side neighborhood is seeing big changes, anchored by a brownfield-to-mixed-use development.

Friday Photos: Freshwater Plaza Rises
Friday Photos

Freshwater Plaza Rises

Walker's Point finally gets a grocery store, plus more apartments, and surface parking galore.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bublr Bikes Touts Big Expansion Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bublr Bikes Touts Big Expansion Plan

New stations coming in 2016 to Bay View, East Side, Walker's Point, Harambee.

2016 State of the City
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2016 State of the City

Hmong American Peace Academy - February 8, 2016

Plats And Parcels: 5 Wangard Projects to Watch For in 2016
Plats And Parcels

5 Wangard Projects to Watch For in 2016

A big year for the developer and proof the city's development momentum hasn't slowed.

Bar Exam: Harbor Room Is Classic Gay Men’s Bar
Bar Exam

Harbor Room Is Classic Gay Men’s Bar

Its colorful 108-year history charts the rise and fall of a dense manufacturing neighborhood.

Plenty Of Horne: Barrett, Walker, Tout New Freshwater Plaza
Plenty Of Horne

Barrett, Walker, Tout New Freshwater Plaza

$48 million mixed-use development has a little to do with water and a location near inner harbor.

Governor Scott Walker Attends Freshwater Plaza Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Governor Scott Walker Attends Freshwater Plaza Groundbreaking Ceremony

Freshwater Plaza is a mixed-use development that is located in the Fifth Ward and Walker’s Point neighborhood area.

Freshwater Plaza to Break Ground October 22nd
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Freshwater Plaza to Break Ground October 22nd

Wangard Partners’ Commitment to Bettering Communities Focuses on Walker’s Point

Freshwater Plaza site sells for $2.9 million; construction starting
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Freshwater Plaza site sells for $2.9 million; construction starting

Freshwater Plaza seeks additional city funds; plans to start work this fall
Freshwater Plaza project to get four more apartments
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Freshwater Plaza project to get four more apartments

Apartments planned for north side, Walker’s Point project receive initial approvals
Freshwater Plaza site work could begin this fall
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Freshwater Plaza site work could begin this fall