The Ins and Outs of The East Side

Steps outside your front door is one of Milwaukee’s most vivacious neighborhoods, the East Side.

With the culture of Downer Avenue, beautiful parks and access to Lake Michigan, our location makes life more exciting—and convenient—for you.

Find your favorite new spots on the map below!

Bonus: daily errands and exploration no longer require a car!

We boast easily accessible public transportation, but more importantly, we are considered a Walker’s Paradise with a Walk Score® of 90 out of 100! We’re proud to give residents the opportunity to discover everything the East Side has to offer, including local favorites like Downer Theatre, Lake Park and the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum.

Walk along the east side

East Side Area Amenities

Eastcastle Place
Restaurants: Café Hollander
Pizza Man
Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro
Beans & Barley
Retail: Boswell Book Company
Downer True Value Hardware
Historic Brady Street
Entertainment: Downer Theatre
Oriental Theatre
Charles Allis Art Museum
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Parks: North Point Park and Historic Water Tower
Lake Park
Health & Wellness: Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
CVS Pharmacy
Grocery: Sendik’s Food Market
Whole Foods Market