|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 12 Oct 2014 02:05:28 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Milwaukee, Wisconsin's "30th St. Corridor can’t succeed unless the contaminated land is healed."|
Corridor of Dreams The Land of BrownfieldsThe 30th St. Corridor can’t succeed unless the contaminated land is healed. The process is already underway. Fifth story of a series.
By Susan Nusser Urban Milwaukee (WI) October 9, 2014Industries in Milwaukee were once concentrated along the lakefront and in Walker’s Point. Over time, industrial development moved west into the Menomonee Valley and then northward into what would become the 30th Street Corridor, and the industrial spine of the city. Then A.O. Smith "leapfrogged" out at the northern end, says Tory Kress, Senior Environmental Project Engineer for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee (RACM). Residential housing inevitably followed all this industrial development, as jobs were created.
Today, the task of cleaning up all the brownfields those industries left behind reverses their historic trajectory. Brownfield resolution begins in Century City because of its size and, at 74 acres, its development potential. Moving southward, the industrial sites get smaller and the solutions for them need to become more creative as RACM deals with small parcels and oddly-shaped lots.
... For the entire article, seehttp://urbanmilwaukee.com/2014/10/09/corridor-of-dreams-the-land-of- brownfields/
Note the links to the other stories in the series. -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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