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Oak Creek Reportedly Completes Purchase of Lakefront Land

The city plans to develop a public park on the property at 9006 S. 5th Ave., which it bought for $600,000, according to a report.

Oak Creek has completed a $600,000 purchase of about 31 acres at the lakefront, according to a Milwaukee Business Journal report.

The Common Council approved purchasing the land from Wispark . City officials have said they on the property, 9006 S. 5th Ave., as part of ongoing lakefront redevelopment efforts.

While a mix of residential, retail and commercial uses are planned, Oak Creek officials say the park will be the first component constructed, which could happen in late 2012 or 2013.

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Dan Vitek July 18, 2012 at 12:17 PM
So we paid Wipark $600,000 for polluted land they did not want way to go Oak Creek Guess how much this will coast to clean up .It seems that are city fathers are in bed with Wipark because they sure get sweet heart deals
jack ryan July 18, 2012 at 07:41 PM
I fully support these decisions.
Mr.Ed July 19, 2012 at 03:33 AM
We need to claim as much lake frontage as we can. It makes more sense to put money into lake property than the corner of Drexel and Howell.

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