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Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee

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Walk through Historic Third Ward, the city's booming Art and Fashion District in an old warehouse setting. This neighborhood, which features about 10 square blocks listed on the National Register of Historic Places, used to be an Irish immigrant neighborhood full of factories. Today the city has filled these warehouses with hundreds of diverse businesses. The neighborhood has undergone a sort of renaissance, which is evident through its many boutique shops, restaurants, galleries, and hip residential buildings. The architecture alone is worth a look; it ranges from Victorian Gothic style to Art Deco-influenced designs. The area is home to the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Public Market, and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, which attracts many young artistic people and events to the area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Historic Third Ward by using our Milwaukee trip website.
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  • We explored Milwaukee over July 4th weekend of 2020. We really enjoyed this neighborhood. The architecture was very impressive; there are a lot of beautiful, loft style buildings that have been...  more »
  • Nice boutique shops and restaurants are great, the best feature is the Milwaukee Public Market. good cheap parking. Nice hotels in the area as well  more »
  • We visit this area every time we travel to Milwaukee. Cute shops and some fun pubs and restaurants. Love the shop that custom makes you custom shirts and suits.  more »

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