5 Ideas for the Milwaukee RiverWalk

The Milwaukee RiverWalk is already pretty great, but there's still work than can be done.

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August 31, 2017, 6:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Jeramey Jannene writes:

The Milwaukee RiverWalk is a success by any measure. It’s used in marketing materials for the city. It has re-knit the city’s connection with its namesake river. And last, but not least, the system has produced a billion dollars in increased property values for the $52 million invested in its creation. Impressive. But could it be better?

The public-private partnership is reportedly 83 percent complete, but Jannene has his mind on ways to improve the RiverWalk, so he gathered details on five big ideas:

  1. Install and Better Signage
  2. More Placemaking
  3. How About Some Events?
  4. Better Connect with the City
  5. Plan for the Future

According to Jannene, the city will soon turn its attention to the Menomonee Valley Riverwalk Plan.

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