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Eyes on Milwaukee: How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City
Eyes on Milwaukee

How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City

New district-by-district reports on improving city for bicycling and walking.

Sen. Taylor to offer three free movie screenings of <em>The Best Democracy Money Can Buy</em>
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Sen. Taylor to offer three free movie screenings of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Sen. Taylor invites her guests to stay after the movie to talk about the impact money has on politics in America.

Hard Hat Tour: Inside Tippecanoe Library
Hard Hat Tour

Inside Tippecanoe Library

Renovated library set to reopen Dec. 12th, looks drastically improved.

Alderman Hamilton Invites Residents to Participate in Vacant Lot Challenge
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Alderman Hamilton Invites Residents to Participate in Vacant Lot Challenge

The challenge is a pilot project that will showcase creative ideas and strategies for transforming Milwaukee’s vacant land into an asset that contributes to a community need.

Plats and Parcels: The Boom in Walker’s Point
Plats and Parcels

The Boom in Walker’s Point

A new project on South Water St. continues the pace of development.

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for East Library Opening
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for East Library Opening

It was a truly an East Side event, and a crowd with tons of notables celebrated history in the making.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New East Library is a Jewel
Eyes on Milwaukee

New East Library is a Jewel

Wow, what an improvement. Our photos capture the technology-rich and architecturally impressive new library

Milwaukee Public Library Hires Sam McGovern-Rowen to Manage Library Development Project
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Milwaukee Public Library Hires Sam McGovern-Rowen to Manage Library Development Project

Sam McGovern-Rowen will oversee the $21.5 million library branch redevelopment program.

Milwaukee Public Library’s Tippecanoe Branch Undergoing Full-Scale Renovation
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Milwaukee Public Library’s Tippecanoe Branch Undergoing Full-Scale Renovation

Architectural Firm Engberg Anderson Selected for Project

Rebuilding Another Library

Rebuilding Another Library

Neighbors discuss plan to replace Forest Home Library with new mixed-use building modeled after East Side branch.

The Neighborhood Guru

The Neighborhood Guru

Community organizer Howard Snyder has led many redevelopment projects on the Northwest Side.

Film screening, event to mark Nelson Mandela Day
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Film screening, event to mark Nelson Mandela Day

Alderman Ashanti Hamilton and Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. are co-hosting a documentary film screening and event Wednesday marking International Nelson Mandela Day, in honor of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of South Africa.

15th Annual Mayor’s Design Award Winners Announced (Photo Gallery)

15th Annual Mayor’s Design Award Winners Announced (Photo Gallery)

The winners of the 15th annual Mayor's Design Awards have been announced with projects ranging from a high-rise housing tower to a complete street redesign taking home awards.

A Mixed-Use Library to Replace the East Library?

A Mixed-Use Library to Replace the East Library?

Alderman Nik Kovac, whose district includes the East Library on 1910 E. North Avenue, held a public meeting on November 11th to solicit feedback on the proposal of converting the one-story, single-use library into a mixed-use building.The meeting, which was held at the East Library meeting room, attracted a standing-room only crowd, and included representatives from the Library Board (of which Kovac is a member), the Department of City Development, and the Mayor's office

$100 Million Worth of Development Approved by the Common Council

$100 Million Worth of Development Approved by the Common Council

The $11 million Hide House project was the most hotly debated development project at the July 28th meeting of the Common Council, though the most significant action in terms of dollars was the approval of the Rivianna.

Rivianna, Villard Square, and New Riverwalk Sections Approved at ZND Meeting

Rivianna, Villard Square, and New Riverwalk Sections Approved at ZND Meeting

Harry Drea, one of the developers of the Rivianna project, was before the committee to request an amendment to the previously approved General Planned Development, and approval of the Detailed Planned Development.

Villard Square Receives Strong Support From City Plan Commission

Villard Square Receives Strong Support From City Plan Commission

Gorman & Company has been working with the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation to construct a mixed-use development on the 3400 block of W. Villard Ave. The four-story, 47-unit building will also include 12,000 square feet of space to house the Villard Avenue Library. The file before the City Plan Commission on Monday was an amendment to a previously approved Detailed Planned Development which specified the zoning and design of the proposed building.