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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