Featured in “High Quality Images” 5-6-2011
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Featured in “The World As We See It, or as we missed it” 4-28-2011
Another Victorian era home…I’d like to know who has lived it there when it was first built! There used to be a lot of Baron’s living on the east side of Milwaukee many, many years ago! “The East Side”
Main article: East Side, Milwaukee
The East Side is a broad area that refers to anything east of the Milwaukee River, north of downtown, and south of the suburb of Shorewood. This area includes Brady Street, theUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee campus, the lakefront, and the marina. The streets and buildings in this neighborhood range from towering, expensive high rises and condominiums along the lake to brownstones and walkups a few blocks inland. An economically diverse group of people live in this neighborhood. Brady Street (from Prospect to Holton) and North Avenue (from Prospect to the Milwaukee River) both feature popular, pedestrian-friendly commercial strips of nightlife, restaurants, and shops intermingled with residences. Downer Avenue (from Bradford to Park) is a similar commercial strip but with fewer bars. Milwaukee County Transit System’s bus routes 30 and 15 are the major North-South transit arteries for the neighborhood.
The east side is also home to renowned parks. Frederick Law Olmsted - famed designer of New York’s Central Park - designed both Lake Park and Riverside Park (originally “River Park”), with Newberry Boulevard being the deliberate connector between the two. Lake Park is part of Milwaukee’s Grand Necklace of Parks and is known for lawn bowling; French restaurant, the Lake Park Bistro; and the North Point lighthouse.