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Feelings on freeway follow geography
Downtown merchants more likely to favor razing;
Author: JAMES H. BURNETT III AND LARRY SANDLER
In the debate over whether I-794 should be torn down or allowed to stand, the battle lines are being drawn: downtown on one side, Bay View and the southern suburbs on the other side.
Mayor John O. Norquist has encouraged discussion of replacing the freeway stub with a landscaped boulevard, lined with shops and offices. City Engineer Mariano Schifalacqua recently reignited the debate by suggesting the state could save millions of dollars by a combination of demolishing I-794 and scaling back reconstruction of the Marquette Interchange.
That prompted several south suburban communities and a
Enter the freeway era and in 1963, the Daniel Hoan (then called the Milwaukee Harbor) Bridge was officially added to the new Milwaukee freeway system and the Lake Freeway from downtown at the Park Freeway (East) southerly to Layton Ave, using the Hoan, was officially added to the planning maps in 1967. A future extension of the