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Plats and Parcels: The Couture Gets Financing Extension
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Gets Financing Extension

Construction starts on Adams Garden Park, wellness center for King Drive.

Groundswell Celebration for Adams Garden Park
Press Release

Groundswell Celebration for Adams Garden Park

May 23rd Celebration Marks the Start of Construction on the Adams Garden Park Redevelopment

Friday Photos: Legacy Lofts Ribbon Cutting
Friday Photos

Legacy Lofts Ribbon Cutting

Historic structure and new building are already full.

2019 MANDI Nominee: Lindsay Heights Business Hires Area Residents
2019 MANDI Nominee

Lindsay Heights Business Hires Area Residents

Blue Skies Landscaping, a social enterprise initiated by Walnut Way co-founder, has changed lives.

The Mystique of Urban Farms

The Mystique of Urban Farms

Grohmann Museum’s photographic exhibit captures city’s urban farms of the past — and present.

Adams Garden Park Opening This Summer

Adams Garden Park Opening This Summer

Lindsay Heights development to include gardens and several environmental organizations.

Special Report: How Joe Zilber Changed Lindsay Heights
Special Report

How Joe Zilber Changed Lindsay Heights

Zilber Initiative's funding leveraged $111 million investment in near North Side neighborhood.

Skilled Trade Program Targets City Residents

Skilled Trade Program Targets City Residents

One Hope Made Strong, founded in 2013, offers free construction trades training for central city residents.

Walnut Way Leader Pushes Economic Development

Walnut Way Leader Pushes Economic Development

Antonio Butts foresees north side neighborhood becoming prime designation for black professionals.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds
Eyes on Milwaukee

How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds

Conversion of old ice cream factory died many times before work could begin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City To Sell Land for Adams Garden Park
Eyes on Milwaukee

City To Sell Land for Adams Garden Park

Former Walnut Way leaders moving forward on bold Lindsay Heights project.

Walnut Way Fires Its Executive Director

Walnut Way Fires Its Executive Director

Growing North Side non-profit fires Vernon after 6 months, acting director hired.

North Side Business Incubator provides guidance on branding, loans and mentoring
Press Release

North Side Business Incubator provides guidance on branding, loans and mentoring

The deadline has been extended to Friday, December 2.

Walnut Way Capital Campaign Seeks $4.2 Million

Walnut Way Capital Campaign Seeks $4.2 Million

Phase II of Innovations and Wellness Commons brings more services, activity to 16th and North.

The Future of Walnut Way

The Future of Walnut Way

New director LaShawndra Vernon continues work to transform area near 16th and North.

Business Incubator Invests in 53206 Community
Press Release

Business Incubator Invests in 53206 Community

It was the anti-shark tank.

Crime Should Be “Number One” Issue

Crime Should Be “Number One” Issue

Panel of experts discusses research on racial inequality and violence in urban areas.

850 Attendees Salute MANDI Winners

850 Attendees Salute MANDI Winners

COA Youth and Family Centers was big winner but 8 others got awards.

Cast Your Vote for MANDI Awards

Cast Your Vote for MANDI Awards

Annual MANDI Neighborhood Development plaudits include People's Choice Award based on popular vote.

People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders
Press Release

People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders

Awards Recognize Innovative Projects Improving Milwaukee Neighborhoods

How Walnut Way Changed the Inner City

How Walnut Way Changed the Inner City

The quest for community of Walnut Way co-founders Sharon and Larry Adams.

15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods
Press Release

15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods

“Unsung Heroes” Selected as Finalists for the 2016 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation

New Innovation & Wellness Commons Opens

New Innovation & Wellness Commons Opens

New facility created by Walnut Way on North Ave. seeks to transform neighborhood.

New Park Impacts Neighborhood

New Park Impacts Neighborhood

Gillespie Park, at 14th and Wright, is outgrowth of neighborhood anti-crime effort.

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

Urban Gardens Leader Overcomes Fire

Urban Gardens Leader Overcomes Fire

Repair of Walnut Way community center is underway and programs are continuing.

The Joy of Food: A tribute to the urban agrarian
The Joy of Food

A tribute to the urban agrarian

Forging a way: Walnut Way brings urban renewal to Lindsay Heights.