Results tagged with 'jane jacobs'
Published June 9, 2019
The 75-acre site where Wisconsin's largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life as about 1,000 mixed-income housing units are emerging at the new Westlawn Gardens on Milwaukee's northwest side, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published April 27, 2018
The volunteer-led Jane's Walk MKE returns to the streets of Milwaukee's neighborhoods in May with a series of more than 20 community-led tours of all stripes.
Published May 10, 2016
May 4 would've marked the 100th birthday of urbanist Jane Jacobs. The Rotary Club paid tribute to the author at a luncheon by bringing former mayor John Norquist to chat about her work and ideas - and, of course, that new arena going into the space he once helped open up.
Published May 2, 2016
Milwaukee Turners will celebrate urban visionary Jane Jacobs Tuesday, May 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Turner Hall Ballroom in conjunction with the first Milwaukee iteration of Jane's Walk.
Published May 16, 2013
For a variety of reasons, I've been thinking about Front Street, which now seems so ironically named, fronting as it does onto nothing and serving as the ultimate definition of a Milwaukee "backstreet." In my mind, I see something much different that can be seen on the block today.
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