Success Stories

BROWNFIELD TO BECOME FRESHWATER PLAZA

Directly across the street from Milwaukee's iconic Allen-Bradley clock tower stands what was once a 277,420 square foot vacant lot. The unused property is changing dramatically with construction well underway for the exciting Freshwater Plaza development located within the Milwaukee Water Technology District. Late last year the groundbreaking for the highly anticipated Freshwater Plaza took place at 1320 South 1st Street. 

Read more »

GRANT HELPS WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH MANUFACTURING SKILLS

The state of Wisconsin is committed to making sure that today's students have the tools they need to become the highly skilled workers of tomorrow. And helping schools throughout the state provide students with the necessary training to ensure they're prepared for the 21st century's global economy is what's behind Wisconsin's new Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Labs) Grant Program.

Read more »

GERALD L. IGNACE INDIAN HEALTH CENTER CELEBRATES NEW LOCATION

Though it's been operating since the very end of 2015, the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center held its grand opening in July. To better serve its mission to improve the health, peace and welfare of Milwaukee's urban Indian community, the center expanded by moving from South 11th and Mitchell Streets to a few blocks down the street to the old Goldmann's building.

Read more »

Addition by Subtraction: Blight Elimination Reinvigorates Milwaukee Neighborhoods

The sounds of heavy machinery have been commonplace in many residential neighborhoods in the Transform Milwaukee area. Crews from several Milwaukee area contractors have...  Read more »

Gorman teams up with Northcott to rebuild depressed Milwaukee neighborhood

Tony Kearney walks into a classroom in the Northcott Neighborhood House on the north side of Milwaukee. Every seat is filled by 24 men… Read more »

MLK Commons IV: Another Transform Milwaukee Success

Milwaukee's historic intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Center Street was all abuzz on October 11, 2013, as hundreds turned out to celebrate the ribbon cutting of King Commons IV. Read more »

Global Water Center Makes “Big Splash”

Read more »

State Investment in Energy Innovation Center Expected to Provide Dividends

When State of Wisconsin officials decided to provide more than $900,000 in funding to the new Energy Innovation Center in Milwaukee, they did so knowing that the funding would have a major impact on two levels. Read more »