Fund For Lake Michigan

Creating a 21st Century Working Waterfront

  • Grant Recipient: Harbor District, Inc.
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Year: 2017
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast
  • Focus Area: Habitat Restoration

Harbor District, Inc. ($200,000)This $200,000 award will support Harbor District, Inc. for two years of initiatives to restore and revitalize Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor. In an effort to redevelop the Harbor District into a destination that draws people to the water’s edge, Harbor District, Inc. will lead and coordinate efforts to improve water quality and increase access to the waterfront around the Inner Harbor. These initiatives include plans to design and raise funds for a trash wheel along the Kinnickinnic River, as well as to create a new public park with access to the water at the end of Greenfield Avenue.

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