"Together We Can"

Business, Education, Health Care, Research, Tourism -- Avenues West has it all!


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Please visit the Near West Side neighborhood website that covers all seven communities including:

  • Avenues West
  • Cold Springs Park
  • Historic Concordia
  • Martin Drive
  • Merrill Park
  • Miller Valley
  • Piggsville

Promoting Assets Reducing Crime (PARC)

Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), a non-profit organization founded through the

support of five anchor institutions – Aurora Health Care, Harley-Davidson, Marquette University,

MillerCoors and Potawatomi Business Development Corporation – today announced PARC, a major new, anchor-funded initiative designed to support NWSP’s mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor.  Read more...

Pictured Right: Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm (left), Milwaukee Police Department Chief Edward Flynn and Mayor Tom Barrett listen as members of Near West Side Partners explain the PARC initiative. (Photo by Brendan O’Brien)

Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP) Announcement

Aurora Health Care, Forest County Potawatomi Community, Harley-Davidson, Marquette University, and MillerCoors leading efforts to improve city's near west side

A new organization to improve Milwaukee's near west side is being launched by Marquette University, Harley-Davidson Inc. and other major employers in that area. (Read more)...

You can get more information at these links below.


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “Marquette University, Harley-Davidson leading efforts to improve city’s near west side

Milwaukee Business Journal: “Harley-Davidson, Aurora, MillerCoors among supporters of west side development effort

OnMilwaukee.com: “Near West Side Partners, Inc. formed by Milwaukee civic and business leaders

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: “Near West Side Partners, Inc. Formed by Milwaukee business and civic leaders

UrbanMilwaukee: “Near West Side Partners, Inc. Formed By Milwaukee Business And Civic Leaders”

News Release: Rep. Goyke Applauds Formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc.

BizTimes:Business, civic leaders unite to redevelop Milwaukee’s Near West Side

WISN-TV: “Near West Side Partners Launches”