Doctors Park has a new parking lot, curb, gutters, signs and newly painted entrance gates. Check out the photos to see all the restoration in action!
Monday, June 11, 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Volunteers and local residents say the park has declined dramatically. Many say they miss the old beach house and want to see park restored to its full potential.
For a few years now, Doctors Park has been well known for it's dilapidated parking lot, washed out path to the beach and shut down beach house. With budget cuts leaving little money for the Milwaukee County-owned park, a group of residents are taking matters into their own hands and spearheading a movement to restore the park to its old glory. "We want to hear people's stories and memories and we want to make those memories come alive again for the next generation so they can have picnics down there, they can go swimming and they can do all those wonderful things," said Kim Caviggiola, a member of the Doctors Park Friends steering committee. The brand-new group has met only three times but has already garnered support from more than 20 …