Chapter 6: Sherman Park, Milwaukee

Edward Valent
Milwaukee Public Schools

Gregory Squires
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Milwaukee, Wisconsin, long one of the Nation's leading industrial centers and home to an ethnically diverse population, has experienced significant deindustrialization and hypersegregation in recent decades. Milwaukee also has been the location of significant struggles to create and maintain stable, diverse neighborhoods. Many of those struggles have focused on a neighborhood known as Sherman Park.

Chapter 6: Sherman Park, Milwaukee (*.pdf)