Building Info

The Griot. Render by Engberg Anderson Architects.

Project to convert the former Garfield Avenue School into a mixed-use development.

Content referencing The Griot

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville

Actor Danny Glover and many local notables celebrate new development anchored by Black Holocaust Museum.

Plats and Parcels: The Expanding Empire of Josh Jeffers
Plats and Parcels

The Expanding Empire of Josh Jeffers

And why the curious contractor switcheroo for The Couture?

Friday Photos: The Griot
Friday Photos

The Griot

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum, revitalized Bronzeville.

Friday Photos: Bronzeville Rising
Friday Photos

Bronzeville Rising

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum.

Officials Celebrate Garfield Development

Officials Celebrate Garfield Development

Groundbreaking for $17 million development and reopened Black Holocaust Museum.

Groundbreaking Celebrates Re-emergence of Black Holocaust Museum, Bronzeville
Press Release

Groundbreaking Celebrates Re-emergence of Black Holocaust Museum, Bronzeville

Maures Development Group and J. Jeffers & Co. will be redeveloping the Garfield School into 30 affordable apartments.

City Spends Big On Housing The Poor

City Spends Big On Housing The Poor

Housing Trust Fund has spent $6.5 million since 2006 on low-income housing.

Common Council approves annual Housing Trust Fund grants
Press Release

Common Council approves annual Housing Trust Fund grants

Housing Trust Fund grants totaling $526,000 will help the homeless, promote accessible housing, create jobs and help with homeowner repairs

Council Okays Garfield Development

Council Okays Garfield Development

City TID will help finance Bronzeville development including Black Holocaust Museum.

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

New Maures Development complex could house it on ground floor, but details are scanty.