Greendale, A Planned Community

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Greendale, A Planned Community

Daina Penkiunas, presenter for Greendale, A Planned Community, is the Wisconsin Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Officer.

Just what is a planned community?  In 1936 the U.S. Department of Agriculture began construction on three new communities, known as Greenbelt Towns, as a part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal. One of them, Greendale, was built in Wisconsin, about three miles southwest of Milwaukee. Built to demonstrate a new kind of suburban living, these towns were built so that housing was situated within easy walking distance of gardens, employment and the town center.

Daina will give us the full story of beautiful and unique Greendale, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

This presentation is free and open to the public. Second Saturdays is underwritten by the Oostburg State Bank and private donors like Sandy Mahloch. Thank you for your support.

Date

Nov 12 2022
Expired!

Time

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

Plymouth Arts Center
520 East Mill Street, Plymouth, WI

Organizer

Research Center
Phone
(920) 467-4667
Email
schrc@att.net

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