‘It’s like building a small Wisconsin town from below the ground up’: Westlawn Gardens comes to life

The 75-acre site where Wisconsin’s largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life.

About 1,000 mixed-income housing units are emerging at the new Westlawn Gardens on Milwaukee’s northwest side.

“It’s like building a small Wisconsin town from below the ground up,” said Paul Williams, Choice Neighborhood Initiative coordinator for the city Housing Authority. “It’s not just buildings. The total project cost includes the entire infrastructure — sewers, sidewalks, streets, street lighting, advanced storm water management, community gardens, playgrounds and parks.”...

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Ken Notes: Very cool, we should take a trip over to Milwaukee and check this out.



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