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Historic Third Ward

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Address: Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-273-1173
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Milwaukee has accomplished what many cities are trying to do - breath new life into an old historic area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Greenville, Delaware
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Annapolis, Maryland
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just a few blocks off the main downtown, this area is a collection of old warehouses and factories now serving as condos, shops & restaurants.

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Greenville, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Milwaukee has accomplished what many cities are trying to do - breath new life into an old historic area.

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking thru Third Ward is interesting to see all the shopping & restaurants. Lot's to offer and very busy. If you're in the area make sure you visit here. Everything is within walking distance. Very clean and well taken care of.

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Toledo, Ohio
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here and walked the area. Lots of shops and of course the Milwaukee market place. A well worth the time stop. Lots to see.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friendly area that is easy to walk around. There are some stores that you will find almost anywhere, but there are tons of local stores. Great window shopping! The restaurants are delicious and appeal to a variety of tastes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can enjoy several shops and night clubs in this area and they have also several different restaurants that serve several different dishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the third ward. All kinds of different shops to explore and great resturants. Always something going on. Different street fairs and musical entertainment. Love to just sit and people watch too.

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We are delighted by the architectural detail on what were built as commercial buildings. Good selection of restaurants. Our favorite is Cafe Benelux. We like the shops, especially Restoration Hardware Outlet. Good values from an outstanding home furnishing store.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a visit to Milwaukee, after many years away, we were delighted to stroll through the new Third Ward. Great and exciting places to have great food and wonderful shops. A true example of urban renewal. Congratulations Milwaukee.

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La Grange, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really fun area and felt safe. Great shopping and restaurants. Go to the Public Market. Very walkable and on the way to the Festival Park.

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