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Groundbreaking

This photo documents the Riverworks Lofts groundbreaking ceremony in 2011. Executive Director Darryl Johnson, Riverworks Board of Directors, and Horizon Development started their work to convert the vacant and outdated industrial facility to affordable housing in 2009. The first residents took occupancy in April of 2012. The long process of restoring Holton Street as a …

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Celebrating 25 Years of Economic and Community Development

In 1988 AMC Chrysler closed the Milwaukee assembly plant, taking thousands of jobs out of our local economy. In 1995 the Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corporation was created, years later the name was changed to the Riverworks Development Corporation. The AMC campus was spread over 33 acres of urban industrial land, and all but one …