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North Holton Street Landscape Is Changing


The Arch-roof top groceries store buildings were scattered throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Today, many of these formerly Kohl’s food store buildings with their distinctive and aesthetically design have been able to be repurposed for other uses; however, the North Holton Street Kohl’s food store building that was built in 1958 was not able to […]

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Message from the Executive Director, Darryl Johnson


We wish a hearty farewell to a friend, community advocator and a great Riverworks supporter Leo Ries. On April 30, 2015 Leo stepped down as the Program Director of the Milwaukee LISC office after 15 years in that position. Over those 15 years, under the direction of Leo, LISC has accomplished much by bringing together […]

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Message from the Executive Director, Darryl Johnson


The past year was amazing for Riverworks Development Corporation so many positive things happened and new partnerships were formed that flourished in a big way. We actively worked to improve the physical conditions, reduce crime, remove blighted properties, support area businesses and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in the area. As […]