JoAnne Johnson-Sabir and Juli Kaufmann thank their supporters.
The Sherman Phoenix held its grand opening event on Friday, Nov. 30.
Funky Fresh Spring Rolls serves several kinds of rolls.
Buffalo Boss serves chicken wings.
Purple Door Ice Cream has a location in the Sherman Phoenix.
Sauce & Spice serves pizza.
HoneyBee Sage Wellness & Apothecary focuses on holistic wellness.
The event was standing room only.
A large crowd gathered for the grand opening.
Offices overlook the first floor food hall.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said, "This is our Milwaukee."
Manaan Sabir hyped up the crowd before his wife, JoAnne Johnson-Sabir, took the stage.
Entrepreneurs lined up on a balcony overlooking the crowd.
The entrepreneurs processed down the stairs as they were introduced.
Lakeia Jones of Amri Counseling gets a high five as she descends the stairs.
Dion Racks of Maximizing Potential Inc. is among the entrepreneurs opening businesses at the Sherman Phoenix.
Taj Pearsall of Buffalo Boss is congratulated on his success.
Clarindria Addison of Hands at Home LLC.
Monica Oliver of Sauce and Spice.
The Sherman Phoenix project has been in the works for more than a year.
There are 29 mainly black-owned businesses in the entrepreneurial hub.
Trueman McGee of Funky Fresh Spring Rolls danced down the stairs.
Frederick Coleman of Studio 1969.
The gener8tor Fellowship.art team.
Joanna Brooks of Embody Yoga is also the entrepreneur program manager.
Crishella Roche of Vibez Creative Arts Space.
Ty Dowl of 9th Cloud Therapy.
Chandra Cooper of Queen's Closet.
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