Historic Racine, Wisconsin—a model for energizing the Heartland of America’s economic engine

Jul 3, 2017

Stunningly beautiful homes abound in Racine, Wisconsin
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Racine Wisconsin is just 22 miles south of Milwaukee but it’s a world apart. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the town abounds with historic homes and a downtown that abounds with charm. Come along join outgoing mayor, John Dickert and discover how Racine is reinventing itself and attracting start-up businesses.

Racine, Wisconsin Mayor, john Dickert
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A 6,000 square-foot mansion can be purchased for less than a 2 bedroom, one car garage home in California's Silicon Valley
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Racine, Wisconsin is home to S.C. Johnson--maker of fabled Johnson's Wax, Glade, Raid, and numerous other household products such as Windex. Headquarters was designed by Frank Loyd Wright
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