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UWM Neighborhood Strategy and Vision Project


The University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee (UWM) Neighborhood Strategy and Vision was approved in principle by the City Plan Commission on Monday September 8th, 2003 with the condition (requested by the Third District Alderman) that the University Neighborhood Association (UNA) do a quarterly progress report on implementation. Smithgroup/JJR and Hurtado Consulting were the consultant team for the project.

UWM, the near-university neighborhood groups, and the Third District Alderman requested that the City of Milwaukee undertake a comprehensive neighborhood strategy and vision process to identify and address critical issues for the area immediately surrounding the University  Read more.

Main Objectives

» Provide a coordinated long-term strategy for addressing neighborhood issues in the critical areas of parking, housing, transit, and quality-of-life.
» Provide practical methods for implementation with emphasis on community involvement, high quality design, and adding long-term value.

Serve as a model for ongoing, collaborative, university neighborhood planning.

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A Strategy and Vision for the UWM Neighborhood

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Janet Grau, 414.286.5724