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Downtown Milwaukee (East Town / Juneau Town / Yankee Hill)
The East Town neighborhood encompasses the eastern portion of downtown Milwaukee's central business district from the Milwaukee River on the west to Lake Michigan on the east, and from Ogden Avenue on the north to Clybourn on the south. East Town residents have their pick of high-rise condominiums, art-deco style apartments, studios, brownstones and Victorian homes. Besides a wide array of digs, East Towners can tap into a plethora or arts, culture, dining and nightlife that are just steps from their door. Amenities include the Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Pabst Theater, Saturday morning farm markets and Thursday evening Jazz in the Park concerts in Cathedral Park Square.
The Historic Third Ward
Just three blocks south of downtown Milwaukee, The Historic Third Ward is known as Milwaukee’s Arts and Fashion District and offers the city’s most dynamic array of restaurants, spas, theaters, galleries and unique shopping, all in a historic warehouse setting. The neighborhood is also the home to the award-winning Third Ward Riverwalk and the Milwaukee Public Market.
The Village of Wauwatosa
The Village of Wauwatosa is located just minutes west of downtown Milwaukee and is the home of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Wauwatosa is known for its pedestrian-friendly stores and restaurants with plenty of boutique shops, and a Saturday Farmers' Market. Nearby, the Menomonee River and Hart Park offer an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Wauwatosa offers a variety of housing in beautiful neighborhoods.
Brady Street (East Side) of Milwaukee
Brady Street, an east-side Milwaukee neighborhood, itself stretches from the lakeshore to the Milwaukee River, with delis, bars, boutiques and Milwaukee nightclubs packing the entire length. The Brady Street neighborhood has a strong mid-20th century Italian presence with a multi-ethnic population.
Bay View's early days as a village helped create a degree of self-sufficiency for residents of today. The main thoroughfares of Kinnickinnic Avenue, Howell and Oklahoma, among others, are dotted with shops and restaurants, and other entertainment venues - in fact, over the past decade, the small, independent character of these main streets have attracted a number of young entrepreneurs to the neighborhood, who in turn have opened a number of unique businesses. As a result, Bay View could easily be considered one of the most fashionable neighborhoods in Milwaukee.
The Washington Heights Neighborhood is located 3 miles northeast of the Medical College of Wisconsin. The neighborhood itself is very walkable, and through a rejuvenation, is now host to many cafes, bakeries and shops. Architecture is a blend of bungalows, tudors and colonials. Washington Heights is a popular choice for MCW Residents, Students due to its proximity to MCW, affordability of housing and shopping options.
Walkers Point or the Historic Fifth Ward
Walker's Point is a neighborhood that lies south of the Third Ward and the eastern part of the Menomonee River Valley. There are nightclubs and bars throughout the neighborhood. And recently this area has seen some condo, office, and retail development spill over the Milwaukee River to this neighborhood. Rockwell Automation has their headquarters in this neighborhood. The Allen-Bradley Clock Tower, part of the Rockwell complex, is an icon of the neighborhood and is the world’s largest four-faced clock, as listed in Guinness World Records. Esperanza Unida, a community-based nonprofit organization, is located on the western end of Walker's Point.