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Hillside is bordered by I-43 to the north, Halyard Street and 6th Street to the east, Fond du Lac Avenue to the south and I-43 to the west. It includes Carver Park which was known as Lapham Park until the 1950s. The Pabst Brewery, which closed in 1997, is situated in the far southwest corner of the neighborhood.

“You looked out for each other”

Casey Dominiak holds a smoldering cigarette between his hard-worn hands at a bus stop on the east side of 6th Street in Hillside. Dominiak, who grew up on the south side of Milwaukee near 8th and Oklahoma, attended Audubon Elementary and graduated from Pulaski High School. “Lived here all my life,” he says in a slightly-lisped, weathered tone.