Three redevelopment notes from northside, downtown Milwaukee

Perusing Tom Daykin’s Land and Space blog tonight, these pieces caught my eye: • New King Drive apartment building, food market opening • Everest College wins approval for downtown campus; • New apartments opening at Grand Avenue’s Plankinton building That is in reverse chronological order, but follow in geographical order, north to south. So let’sContinue reading “Three redevelopment notes from northside, downtown Milwaukee”

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”

Seeing Milwaukee’s “food desert” up close

With all the recent talk of tea parties, it’s very easy to lose track of the fact that there are many millions of people who are actively suffering from starvation and malnutrition in America today. Most—but not all—live in America’s cities. They’re even in the suburban pockets of plenty that strive to cloak the unwellnessContinue reading “Seeing Milwaukee’s “food desert” up close”