WESTLAWN GARDENS A Community for All National award-winning neighborhood

APA Wisconsin Chapter


Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 7 p.m. CDT

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Learn about the transformation of 75 acres of distressed public housing to a mixed-income, mixed-use neighborhood with one of the world’s highest LEED-ND certifications.  Existing 250 housing units, additional 708 units being developed, community gardens, local businesses, community center, and new Bucks/Johnson Controls outdoor sports complex.


Hear from lead designer Murphy Antoine of Torti Gallas, local resident, and Milwaukee Housing Authority Director, Warren Jones.  Session will include a presentation about the planning and design process, key features, and outcomes followed by a walking tour with continued site details, facts, and outcomes.



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Murphy Antoine

Mr. Antoine is a Principal at Torti Gallas and Partners, where his work focuses on the inextricable link between architecture, urban design and planning in lower density neighborhoods and communities. His efforts to implement housing policy and market response through appropriate and contextual architecture and neighborhood planning have manifested themselves ... Read More

Warren Jones

Warren Jones has been with HACM since 1998 and has over 35 years' experience in the construction and development industry with an emphasis on accessible, affordable and sustainable housing. He is a licensed Professional Engineer who has managed and directed many award-winning remodeling and restoration projects, as well as new ... Read More

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Amanda Arnold, amanda.t.arnold@gmail.com