Published May 10, 2018
Fox 6 News, Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded a $50,000 Our Town grant on Thursday, May 10 to the Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project in the city’s Riverwest Area.
A news release says the grant will be used to support ongoing development along the Beerline Trail, a former railway, running diagonally from the intersection of Burleigh and Bremen Streets to the northwest past Capitol Drive. Project activities along the trail will include temporary and seasonal activation of public space.
Development of the park is being lead by the City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works in collaboration with a local team of art, design and neighbor engagement leaders, the Greater Milwaukee Committee and neighborhood associations.
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