Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian said the city is committed to rebuilding the Uptown neighborhood after the unrest of 2020.
The area was beset by looting and burning during the unrest of August 2020. Many businesses were destroyed and others left the area. In addition, a fire just weeks before the riots leveled a storefront on the east side of 22nd Avenue. And, off 63rd Street, the failed Brassworks development sits mostly idle.
Antaramian says the Uptown neighborhood is already starting to rise from the ashes with a myriad of projects underway to rebuild and expand the area.
He said city is committed to working to take steps to rebuild the neighborhood in many ways.
“We are moving forward,” Antaramian said. “There’s a lot of things going on and a lot of interest from the private sector.”
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