August 16, 2017

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee is beginning construction on 184 apartments and townhomes in the Westlawn Gardens housing campus! In addition to housing projects, the Choice Neighborhood Initiative is working to renew the surrounding neighborhood and att...

August 15, 2017

Join Mayor Tom Barrett on Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. and take part in the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge! The walk will begin at Westlawn Gardens, located at 62nd Street and Custer Avenue. 

Prior to the walk, a block party will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:3...

August 1, 2017

As we shared last month, we recently held a neighborhood huddle and dessert swap at Carmen Northwest High School for residents to discuss ways to build community through creative placemaking! 
In the coming days, we’ll be launching a “talent search” to highlight the...

August 1, 2017

Paul Williams has recently been appointed as CNI Coordinator. Paul has served as the Housing Authority's Communications Manager for several years, and he has been instrumental in the CNI effort since its launch. If you see him out and about in the neighborhood, please...

July 29, 2017

Havenwoods State Forest is one of the CNI area’s most remarkable assets, boasting 237 acres of lush green space right in the heart of Milwaukee’s north side, but the forest wasn’t always the urban oasis for adventure and exploration it is today.
Did you know the land...

July 27, 2017

Where is the best corned beef in Milwaukee? The House of Corned Beef at 6200 W. Silver Spring Drive, of course! We’re proud to have such a great partner call the CNI area home.

The restaurant’s owner is in the process of moving to a new site, 52nd and Silver Spring Dr...

July 24, 2017

Did you hear the news? Dakonte Products Group Inc., has relocated several product lines from Sussex to the CNI area, bringing with it 12 jobs! Wanting to be closer to the city and their workforce, Dakonte Products officially relocated to their new location at 6615 W. M...

July 19, 2017

The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation recently announced that it is giving a total of $1 million to 15 Milwaukee-based nonprofit organizations, including the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center

The organizations were selected because they align with one of the foundation’s thr...

June 30, 2017

Last week, we held a neighborhood huddle and dessert swap at Carmen Northwest High School for residents to discuss ways to build community through creative placemaking!  

Dozens of residents, business owners and non-profit leaders came together to share their ideas fo...

June 27, 2017

Havenwoods is a vibrant, diverse community that is uniquely positioned to enjoy the vitality and convenience of urban living, in an area accented with natural greenery. It is a key neighborhood within the Choice Neighborhood Initiative area, and it is strengthened and...

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Westlawn Gardens Receives National Planning Award

March 31, 2018

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