Events and Activities

Public Meeting Regarding Ravine Road Footbridge on Feb. 15

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Marcia Coles Community Room, lower level
3133 E. Newberry Blvd.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sheldon Wasserman, along with Milwaukee County Parks Director John Dargle and MCP Landscape Architect Kevin Haley, and Milwaukee County Director of Administrative Services Teig Whaley-Smith, will be on hand to give an update on and answer questions about the status of the Ravine Road Historic Arch Footbridge, which was recently closed to pedestrians. Ravine Road has been closed to vehicles since December 2014.


Our Lake Park Projects

Planting Trees

We have the good fortune of having a fabulous Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park in our back yard. Preserving it and enhancing its beauty and usefulness for all our enjoyment requires the work of many people, but most importantly it requires financial support from our community members.

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The Park’s Full of Rich History

What do Lake Park and New York’s Central Park have in common?

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the second half of the 19th century, and the architect of Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Olmsted is perhaps best known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C.

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