Walnut Way Conservation Corp. leaders and supporters this week marked the completion of the second phase of the $3.3 million Innovations and Wellness Commons development in Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights neighborhood.
The Commons project is a 17,200-square-foot commercial mixed-use development at North 16th Street and West North Avenue that houses various health and wellness services and retail tenants.
The project’s first phase, which was completed in 2015, included the 6,500-square-foot renovation of an existing historic building at 1615-1617 W. North Ave. and a 4,500-square-foot new addition. The building houses MCFI (Milwaukee Center for Independence), Fondy Food Center, and Walnut Way’s new social enterprise, Designaway apparel printing and maker’s space.
The second phase involved…