King Drive co-working space, African-American Chamber of Commerce offices to open in spring with Abele gift
The $650,000 redevelopment of a vacant building just north of downtown Milwaukee into co-working space is receiving a $300,000 gift from County Executive Chris Abele, and is to be completed this spring.

The Chris Abele Legacy Co-Working and Innovation Space, 1920 N. King Drive, will include a shared commercial kitchen and the new headquarters for the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin.

Renovations at the two-story building, which includes a former storefront, started in 2019. The chamber will move its offices there from 633 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Abele "has gone above and beyond to ensure African American entrepreneurs have an inclusive and accessible space to find themselves in the work of innovation,” chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Ossie Kendrix, said in a Thursday statement...


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