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MKE UNITED

GREATER DOWNTOWN ACTION AGENDA

In Their Own Words: Rocky Marcoux

Here's what City of Milwaukee Development Commissioner Rocky Marcoux had to say. What do you think? 

NOW IS OUR TIME

Milwaukee is at a critical crossroads.

We are experiencing once-in-a-generation development in and around downtown that is creating tremendous new opportunities for our City. However, we also acknowledge that some of our residents do not feel connected to this growth or the downtown, fearing being left out or pushed out. We have an opportunity to leverage these developments to achieve a Greater Downtown that is: 

  • Welcoming to all, including inclusive business, amenities and cultural offerings

  • A strong economic engine that attracts and retains inclusive and diverse businesses and jobs that grow household incomes for all Milwaukeeans

  • Well connected to its neighborhoods and to the region

  • Positioned to attract new investment with a coherent and discernible "Greater Downtown” identity that will provide the necessary revenues to support a high quality of life for all Milwaukeeans

To meet this need, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, City of Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Milwaukee Urban League have convened a diverse team of community leaders from across the downtown and adjacent neighborhoods to launch MKE United.

Click here to learn more about our progress to date and the direction moving forward.

 
TOGETHER WE WILL CREATE A SHARED AND INCLUSIVE VISION FOR DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE AND ITS ADJACENT NEIGHBORHOODS, SUPPORTED BY A STRATEGIC ACTION AGENDA THAT WILL MAKE OUR VISION A REALITY.

ABOUT MKE UNITED

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