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Governor, Mayor Attend Ceremony at Welford Sanders Historic Lofts on Juneteenth Day

June 19, 2017–MILWAUKEE–State and local officials joined community leaders and industry partners for a combined ribbon cutting/ground breaking ceremony at Welford Sanders Historic Lofts to celebrate the opening of renovated office space and kick off construction of the residential portion of the project, which is located at 2821 N. 4th Street. Welford Sanders Historic Lofts…

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What to Do After a Neighborhood Burns

In August, a typically quiet Milwaukee neighborhood erupted in civil unrest that included several businesses being looted and/or set on fire. While the vandalism was the work of a few and not condoned by the community, it is indicative of the state of some neighborhoods in Milwaukee and across the country. Many communities are simmering…

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Welford Sanders Historic Lofts

As executive director of the nonprofit Martin Luther King Economic Development Corps starting in 2001, Welford Sanders led significant redevelopment efforts on Milwaukee’s King Drive and the surrounding neighborhood. King Drive EDC and Milwaukee in general lost a true visionary and leader when Mr. Sanders passed in 2015. To carry on his legacy and vision…

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