Mayor Tom Barrett

Marti Mikkelson

Hundreds of people on Monday packed into a room at the Northwestern Mutual tower downtown to hear Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s annual State of the City address. The Mayor touted potential areas for growth in housing – yet voiced concerns about future budgets.

Mayor Barrett highlighted some of the city’s building developments in the past year - including helping businesses invest in Park Place on the northwest side and advancing a new residential development in the Walker’s Point neighborhood.

Milwaukee Sells Foreclosed Homes for a Dollar

Oct 29, 2013

Milwaukee is trying a new tactic to put foreclosed homes back in use.

The past couple months have been violent ones in Milwaukee. Shootings have plagued parts of the city.