Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008
In the Menomonee Valley, the only remnants of the land's rich history as one of the nation's largest rail yards are two towering smokestacks that break the horizon. The area thrived with industry until an economic recession and the deindustrialization of the Midwest sent the valley into decline. The district lay in disrepair until the '90s, when a consortium of business and property owners, civic leaders, community organizations and . . .