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Westlawn Gardens
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    5555 N. 62nd St.

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City Hall: ARPA Funds Can’t Plug City Budget Hole
City Hall

ARPA Funds Can’t Plug City Budget Hole

Deficit keeps growing and even devoting every ARPA dollar to it won't solve problem.

Mark Chambers Jr. Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee Common Council
Press Release

Mark Chambers Jr. Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee Common Council

Chambers running to fill vacated 2nd District seat of Mayor Chevy Johnson

City Hall: Three Candidates Running To Replace Cavalier Johnson On Council
City Hall

Three Candidates Running To Replace Cavalier Johnson On Council

Including one candidate that just challenged Johnson for mayor.

Affordable High-Speed Internet Comes to Westlawn Gardens
Press Release

Affordable High-Speed Internet Comes to Westlawn Gardens

Residents of the revitalized housing community will be eligible to receive free internet access thanks to a partnership between PCs for People, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and Microsoft.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Evers Allocating $20 Million For Affordable Housing Projects
Eyes on Milwaukee

Evers Allocating $20 Million For Affordable Housing Projects

Program could move 17 Milwaukee projects from rendering to reality.

City Hall: Special Election Called For Northside Aldermanic Seat
City Hall

Special Election Called For Northside Aldermanic Seat

Winner will replace newly-elected Mayor Cavalier Johnson.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Willie Hines, Jr. Named Head of Housing Authority
Eyes on Milwaukee

Willie Hines, Jr. Named Head of Housing Authority

Hines is first African American and first former public housing resident to lead the agency.

Housing Authority Leader Tony Pérez Resigns

Housing Authority Leader Tony Pérez Resigns

After serving as director for two decades, Perez has been out on medical leave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Farewell To The Express Library “Branch”
Eyes on Milwaukee

Farewell To The Express Library “Branch”

Automated machine removed because of low usage, high cost.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fiserv Forum Wins Environmental Award
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fiserv Forum Wins Environmental Award

Milwaukee Bucks arena is now certified LEED Gold.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Housing Authority Opening Low-Cost Housing Waiting Lists
Eyes on Milwaukee

Housing Authority Opening Low-Cost Housing Waiting Lists

Want housing assistance? Get in line ASAP starting Dec. 15.

Op Ed: ARPA Funds Should Help Community, Not Police
Op Ed

ARPA Funds Should Help Community, Not Police

City officials have made good decisions, but more community input needed.

City Hall: Council Adopts $179 Million Rescue Plan Package
City Hall

Council Adopts $179 Million Rescue Plan Package

Compromise plan includes money for pension reserve, housing, lead abatement and child care providers.

City Hall: Council Strikes Deal On How To Spend $179 Million ARPA Allocation
City Hall

Council Strikes Deal On How To Spend $179 Million ARPA Allocation

Housing, lead abatement, child care, police recruits, violence prevention, a new MLK library and more.

Committee recommends approval of ARPA omnibus proposal
Press Release

Committee recommends approval of ARPA omnibus proposal

Includes funding for public safety and crime prevention, housing, lead abatement, continued COVID response and more

Black Business Boost Fund Targeted At Milwaukee Entrepeneurs

Black Business Boost Fund Targeted At Milwaukee Entrepeneurs

New fund targeted at supporting people of color launch and grow businesses.

City Hall: Common Council Has 7 Times The Ideas As It Has Funding
City Hall

Common Council Has 7 Times The Ideas As It Has Funding

82 ideas for how to spend $394.2 million federal grant. What will council choose?

UWM hosts 10th annual Westlawn bicycle event in June and July
Wheelin’ at Westlawn FREE bicycle tune-up events and family rides scheduled for 2021
Hunger Task Force Targets Food Deserts

Hunger Task Force Targets Food Deserts

Mobile Markets makes two stops every week day bringing fresh, affordable foods to neighborhoods.

Op Ed: Trump Budget Would Hurt City
Op Ed

Trump Budget Would Hurt City

$54 billion annual spending cut would hit long list of needed city programs.

Rebuilding The State’s Largest Housing Complex

Rebuilding The State’s Largest Housing Complex

Phase 2 of Westlawn Public Housing project is huge undertaking with complex financing.

Westlawn Gardens Begins Rebuilding Process

Westlawn Gardens Begins Rebuilding Process

Residents moving out as state’s largest public housing complex gets torn down, rebuilt.

Milwaukee gets $30 million federal grant to redevelop Westlawn public housing campus
Builder gets six months’ house arrest for wage fraud
Citation

Builder gets six months’ house arrest for wage fraud

HUD Awards $30 Million to the City of Milwaukee To Revitalize Public Housing Development
Press Release

HUD Awards $30 Million to the City of Milwaukee To Revitalize Public Housing Development

A Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant was Awarded to Redevelop the Westlawn Public Housing Development and Revitalize the Neighborhood

Milwaukee County DHHS launches new energy assistance application program
Press Release

Milwaukee County DHHS launches new energy assistance application program

Community events on Saturday, September 26 aim to raise awareness, help people apply

Watry Homes, owner to pay $1.6M for underpaying workers on Westlawn project
Citation

Watry Homes, owner to pay $1.6M for underpaying workers on Westlawn project

Plats and Parcels: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plats and Parcels

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2015 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects big and small from across the city.

Mayor Barrett’s 2015 State of the City Address
Press Release

Mayor Barrett’s 2015 State of the City Address

Monday, March 9th, 2015 - Alverno College

Milwaukee’s First 24/7 Library

Milwaukee’s First 24/7 Library

Westlawn Garden's "vending machine" public library is the fourth of its kind in the nation.

Running For Good Food

Running For Good Food

Growing Power's 5K run supports organization and combats urban food deserts.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Night At the MANDIs
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Night At the MANDIs

The once-tiny awards show is now a prestige event that packed the Pfister ballroom while another crowd watched the show streamed.

Transforming the State’s Largest Public Housing Development

Transforming the State’s Largest Public Housing Development

City bulldozed 332 barracks-style units at Westlawn and replaced them with more urban styles.

MANDI Awards Announce Sweet 16 Nominees

MANDI Awards Announce Sweet 16 Nominees

Finalists for 2014 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation include Three Bridges Park and 15 others.

16th Annual Mayor’s Design Awards Announced

16th Annual Mayor’s Design Awards Announced

Which are the best designs? You be the judge.

Milwaukee One of Six Cities Selected to Receive Free Neighborhood Development Consultations Under Second Year of US EPA Grant to Global Green, USA
Press Release

Milwaukee One of Six Cities Selected to Receive Free Neighborhood Development Consultations Under Second Year of US EPA Grant to Global Green, USA

Sustainability Experts from Global Green USA to Visit Towns Across the Country in 2013