Empty lots on Milwaukee north side likely to see redevelopment

Encouraging news came from Tom Daykin’s “Land And Space” blog, which, by the way, is my favorite part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel online content. The story ran as a regular article in the print edition, telling us that Dane County property development corporation Gorman & Co. seeks to purchase some forty lots from theContinue reading “Empty lots on Milwaukee north side likely to see redevelopment”

Urban gardening improves west side Chicago neighborhood

http://bit.ly/pHguS Poised between the Eisenhower Expressway and the western suburbs, the resident of Chicago’s west side neighborhood Austin have found a wonderful way to directly turn their rough neighborhood around. It’s not through tougher law enforcement, nor through everyone packing heat. It’s by turning the empty lots into vegetable gardens. The Chicago Tribune ran anContinue reading “Urban gardening improves west side Chicago neighborhood”