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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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  • Broadway from St. Paul to Catalano Square is the main drag but don't ignore Water St. and Milwaukee which run parallel ... as well as the Riverwalk that runs to the west and south ... Shopping - there...  more »
  • The 3rd Ward is a very nice area of Milwaukee.An older area of the city which has been revitalized and is full of interesting shops, restaurants and coffee houses.There are many excellent places to ea...  more »
  • Visited our child at MIAD. Nice neighborhood to explore. Public Market very fun spot. Lots of good restaurants and shops.  more »
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