Posts Tagged "Great Lakes"

Experienced Associate Planner in Milwaukee: Position Filled!

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Experienced Associate Planner in Milwaukee: Position Filled!

Vandewalle & Associates is expanding the Milwaukee office with the addition of another Associate Planner position to our Milwaukee Team.

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Brian Vandewalle & Jolena Presti speak at the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Brian Vandewalle & Jolena Presti speak at the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus

Brian provided a perspective on how the Midwest of the 1970s and 80s was unprepared to deal with cleaning up and finding viable uses for its vast tracts of industrial lakefront property. He also expressed how great the challenges remain for communities needing to restructure their formerly manufacturing- and shipping-centric economies. Jolena Presti shared some of the issues, approaches and results surrounding the restructuring of two other Great Lakes communities, Sheboygan and Racine, Wisconsin.

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Jacksonport updates on Lakeside Park Development Project

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Jacksonport updates on Lakeside Park Development Project

JACKSONPORT, WI: The Jacksonport Parks Committee is applying for a Knowles Nelson Grant for its Lakeside Park Development Project. In an update in The Green Bay Press-Gazette Dan Johns of Vandewalle & Associates talks about the many support letters for the grant. Part of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Fund is available each year in the form of grants to local units of government and nonprofit conservation organizations. These grants help fund land acquisition and recreational development...

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Construction on Machinery Row could begin this summer

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Construction on Machinery Row could begin this summer

FROM THE BIZTIMES:    Machinery Row, the long-envisioned $65 million mixed-use redevelopment along the Root River in Racine, appears to finally be moving forward. The city will hold a public hearing tonight on a proposal from Davenport, Iowa-based Financial District Properties, LLC to build 150 market rate apartments, a grocery store, dining, retail, outdoor event space and a riverfront promenade on 20.5 acres. “This is a project we have been working on for about seven years,” said City Administrator Tom Friedel. “In 2007, we identified the river corridor as an area that was...

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Racine City Council: “Uptown is a ‘Go’!”

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Racine City Council: “Uptown is a ‘Go’!”

FROM JOURNALTIMES.COM – An ambitious economic development and land use strategy aimed at turning Uptown into a thriving business district and cultural hot spot is ready to be added to the city’s comprehensive plan. The Uptown Neighborhood Strategic Development Plan was approved 14-0 by the City Council on Tuesday night. Drafted by Vandewalle & Associates, the 41-page Uptown Neighborhood Strategic Development Plan calls for capitalizing on the area’s assets: its vacant buildings, existing businesses and residents and the nearly 5,000 employees who work within the plan’s study...

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