Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21, is an organization established in 1998 to support the interests of the downtown Milwaukee business community. Created through private sector leadership, Milwaukee Downtown is a management district organization that oversees 150 square blocks representing approximately 500 property owners in the center of downtown Milwaukee. The organization funds specific initiatives aimed at creating a clean, safe and friendly downtown.
MISSION: We lead and inspire Milwaukee to engage in efforts that build downtown as the thriving, sustainable, inclusive, innovative, and vibrant heart of the community.
VISION: Milwaukee Downtown is an economic catalyst creating opportunities for all. Downtown continues to be a premier destination of choice to live, work, learn, play, and stay. Milwaukee is a renowned world-class city adding value to the state and the Great Lakes region.
The Director of Public Space Initiatives will be responsible for activating a variety of public spaces. Emphasis will be placed on producing unique urban experiences and animating streets, parks, and publicly accessible spaces to create opportunities for pedestrians to engage with public art, wayfinding, lighting, enhancements, performances and events. The Director of Public Space Initiatives will be responsible for co-creation of activations with partners along with identifying and coordinating opportunities for financial sponsorships, grants and in-kind contributions.