Board takes action regarding former Dover, Malcolm X sites

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted Thursday night to take the following action:

  • The Board agreed to enter into negotiations with 2760 Holdings, LLC for the purchase of the property at 2760 North First Street (Malcolm X Academy). 2760 Holdings has 90 days to negotiate terms of a sale.
  • The Board authorized the administration to entertain proposals for the possible sale and/or redevelopment of 619 East Dover Street (Dover School) and to seek community feedback on the proposals.

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