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Esser Paint / Washington Park Townhomes 

Washington Park Townhomes is a new redevelopment by Gorman & Company, and involves the Esser Paint parcels that are identified as a catalytic redevelopment project in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor Economic Development Plan.  The project is substantially completed and consists of 40 attached single family dwelling units in six row-house style buildings.  There are 26 two-bedroom and 14 three-bedroom units, as well as a 900-sf community building that will house a leasing ofice, a small conference room and maintenance shop.  This project includes set aside for residents earning 30, 50, and 60 percent or less of the Milwaukee County Area Median Income. The project targetsveteran families as an integrated supportive housing component (minimum of 25% of the housing units.)

For information about leasing units in Washington Park Townhomes, contact the Gorman Leasing Office at 414-263-0189.

Washington Park Townhomes Rendering
Washington Park Townhomes


Esser News & Updates


February 2019
City recognizes completion of the Washington Park Townhomes (Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service)

July 2017
City land sale wins approval for delayed Milwaukee affordable apartments development (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

September 2015
Developer plans apartments at former Milwaukee industrial site (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

November 2012
Redevelopment Authority and Planning Staff Presentation to Washington Park Partners Housing Committee

December 2011
Redevelopment Authority and Planning Staff Presentation to Washington Park Partners Housing Committee

City of Milwaukee Department of City Development

Contact DCD

Benji Timm
Project Manager
(414) 286-5756

Department of City Development
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI  53202

Contact Area Common Council Members
District 1 Ald. Ashanti Hamilton
District 7 Ald. Khalif J. Rainey
District 15 Ald. Russell W. Stamper, II

Contact Mayor Tom Barrett

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