Category Archives: Milwaukee, WI


Golda Meir School, originally uploaded by JWEral.

Part of a set, Flickrwalk.

In Milwaukee

Fein Bros., originally uploaded by mister_scantastic.

Caption explains: “Former furniture store, now restaurant supply store. King Drive, Milwaukee.”

“Flocking” to MLK in Milwaukee

Tannette Johnson-Elie of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that African American professionals are “flocking to” the MLK in that city, creating “a thriving neighborhood ecomony” and “fueling an economic renaissance” in the area:

Nowhere else in Milwaukee will you find such an array of black-owned professional service firms concentrated in one neighborhood as you will find on King Drive, a street that finally is living up to its celebrated name. It’s the kind of neighborhood reinvestment that city leaders take pride in.

Here’s the whole column.