Milwaukee Downtown BID 21
Press Release

Downtown Activates 11 Metered Parking Spaces for One-Day Event Tomorrow

Parking spaces transformed for global PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 15

By - Sep 14th, 2017 02:35 pm

Parking spaces around the globe will be transformed on Friday, Sept. 15 for international PARK(ing) Day. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 11 metered parking spaces in downtown Milwaukee will be reimagined into new territories with games, food and live music.

From giant Connect 4 to cornhole, coffee to cupcakes, acoustic Irish folk to rap, and everything in between, each of the 11 locations will feature a different set of activities and live entertainment.

  • CityCenter at 735 – 735 N. Water Street
  • City.Net Café – 306 E. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Classy Girl Cupcakes – 825 N. Jefferson Street
  • Urban Milwaukee – 326 E. Mason Street
  • Rinka Chung – 400 E. Mason Street
  • Postman Square – 800 N. Plankinton Avenue
  • Kahler Slater & AIAS UW-Milwaukee – 214 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • NEWaukee & Pilcrow Coffee – 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Who’s On Third – 1007 N. Old World Third Street
  • Meat On The Street – 500 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Central Library, Quorum Architects, Craft Culture & Deco Café – 814 W. Wisconsin Avenue

“We’re excited to join the movement,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “PARK(ing) Day is a fun way to engage our property owners and partners in placemaking, while demonstrating that the central business district is a vibrant place to live, work and open a business. Temporary greening and landscaping is generously provided by KEI Landscaping, Inc. To see a full list of downtown Milwaukee’s locations and activities, visit www.milwaukeedowntown.com/parking-day.

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