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“Revitalized Milwaukee” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Historic Third Ward

Historic Third Ward
, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Historic Third Ward)
414-273-1173
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Milwaukee Sightseeing City Tour
Ranked #13 of 129 things to do in Milwaukee
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Rockford, Illinois
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Revitalized Milwaukee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Good walking neighborhood with lots of locally owned shops and restaurants. A must do for locals and visitors looking for a nice neighborhood to wander, and a great way to spend an afternoon. The renovations made in the past several years clearly reflect an interest in preserving the historic neighborhood and supporting local business.

Visited November 2012
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Red Deer, Canada
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67 reviews
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“Happy Day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I spent the day wandering around in the boutiques, galleries and second hand clothing stores. Lunched at the Public Market and drank to die for coffee. Great friendly service everywhere I went. Well worth checking out.

Visited April 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Area!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is a great area of Milwaukee, I'm so glad someone recommended a restaurant there. The indoor public market was really nice. Not huge, would have liked to see some seasonal veggies or something, but there was fresh fish, beer and wine booths, candies, etc. Fun to walk around.

Visited November 2012
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Dongguan, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“A great area to stroll”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Lots of shops, restaurants, bars, a fine local live theater. Parking can be challenging, but it's worth it.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Stroll the hippest part of Milwaukee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The Third Ward features an excellent indoor Public Market with plenty of goumet food options, cheese, wine and a few counter restaurants.

Plenty of art galleries and bookstores. Have lunch at at the Water Buffalo Grill overlooking the Milwaukee River. Nice beers on tap and a great French Dip sandwich.

Visited October 2012
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