Welcome to 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.
From its early beginnings to today's community, enhanced by its historic ambiance and significant architecture, the Historic Third Ward has experienced a renaissance as a revitalized mixed-use neighborhood. Here you will find the highest concentration of art galleries in Milwaukee, award-winning restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Broadway Theatre Center, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.
Visit our neighbors throughout the Third Ward! From art galleries to fashion boutiques, you are sure to satisfy your every-craving!