August 10, 2018

The final bike tuneup session for the summer was held August 10th at the community gardens at Westlawn Gardens. The tuneups, hosted by the Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment, CNI, DreamBikes, and Andrew Dressel, were a staple of the summer for bike enthus...

August 1, 2018

Westlawn Gardens and all public housing across the nation are now smoke-free following a rule implemented nationally by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on July 30.  To celebrate the change, the American Lung Association hosted a national press conf...

July 31, 2018

The Westlawn Community Garden is home to a new mural created by neighborhood youth through a program conducted by Safe & Sound with Silver Spring Neighborhood Center and supported by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's Heart of Canal Program. The teens worked with youth organi...

July 24, 2018

Above, left to right: Todd Krumweide, VP of Originations, PNC Real Estate; Chris Goller, Regional President, PNC Financial Services Group; Tony Perez, HACM Secretary-Executive Director; Bill Demchak; Warren Jones, Travaux Development VP of Construction; Alderman Cavali...

May 31, 2018

Westlawn Gardens was recently featured in a radio tour on Milwaukee Public Radio's Lake Effect to highlight unique features of the neighborhood and to promote Jane's Walk MKE. Jane's Walk is a movement based on the inclusive, community-driven neighborhoods approach cha...

May 5, 2018

The Westlawn Resident Council celebrated another successful event with their "Honoring our Mothers" event on May 4th. The women of Westlawn Gardens and the Choice Neighborhood gathered to celebrate Mother's Day in style. These events demonstrate the power of community...

March 31, 2018

Westlawn Gardens has been named the winner of the 2018 HUD Secretary's Opportunity & Empowerment Award by the American Planning Association (APA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). One of the highest honors in the planning profession, the a...

February 28, 2018

Students at Browning Elementary will soon have a revitalized greenhouse to engage in hands-on learning experiences!

This Browning Elementary Greenhouse Revitalization Project will be a three-year project led by Dr. Mike Carriere, an MSOE professor, MSOE honors student...

February 17, 2018

Members of the Westlawn Best Babies Zone (BBZ) coalition traveled to the national BBZ conference in Oakland, CA in January.  BBZ is an innovative, multi-sector approach to reducing infant mortality and racial disparities in birth outcomes. 

Last fall, Westlawn wa...

February 15, 2018

A new episode of “Around the Corner with John McGivern” aired this past month and it focused on the Havenwoods neighborhood! McGivern has spent parts of the past 6 years traveling around Wisconsin to highlight the amazing communities we have. He recently stopped by Hav...

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Westlawn Gardens Receives National Planning Award

March 31, 2018

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