Rooted in its storied history as a fur-trading post dating back to 1835, Walker’s Point nevertheless offers an up-and-coming environment that embraces a modern, urban lifestyle with a diverse demographic that celebrates its vibrant LGBTQ contingent. Its overarching Latino flavor is complemented by diversity in the local food culture as well. Foodies appreciate the variety offered – from dim sum and sushi, to tapas and small plates, to pairings featuring releases from the neighborhood’s craft distilleries and breweries. Likewise, locally sourced artisanal kitchens serve up innovation for discriminating palates. Social opportunities abound, from meeting up at local coffee roasters or a cigar bar, to participation in culinary arts programs or swing dance events, to entertainment options at Jazz or Blues clubs, art galleries, theater venues, and comedy shows. Committed to green and sustainable development, it features repurposed architecture and a noteworthy collection of antiques dealers and vintage retailers.
1320 S. 1st Street, Walker's Point: If you're seeking the ultimate blend of easy living within a commercial and entertainment district, look no further! The connected Freshwater Plaza offers residents a mix of uses from groceries to coffee and lifestyle-essential retail within footsteps of your home. The fourth-floor clubhouse with attached rooftop terrace overlooks the inner harbor gateway. Double your enjoyment and leisure with the outdoor fireplace and barbecue station! Floor plans include studios, 1- or 2- bedroom plans with balcony or patio. 76 apartments. A Wangard Community. Telephone: (414) 581-0100. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Various Locations: Vintage buildings in a variety of convenient locations with 1-, 2-, 2-plus-den, and 3-bedroom floorplans. Prices range from $750-$1,450. Managed by New Land Enterprise Properties. Telephone: (414) 271-LAND (5263); Email: Apartments@NewLandMKE.com
124 W. Washington Street, Walker’s Point: Brand-new, luxury apartments steps away from Milwaukee’s hottest restaurants, craft breweries and entertainment venues; easy access to downtown and freeway; 1 and 2 bedrooms, plus spacious studios with convertible table-beds; in-unit washers/dryers; heated woodgrain floors; granite countertops; stainless-steel appliances; private balconies; community room; fitness center; on-site management office (open 7 days per week); pet friendly; indoor and outdoor parking. 120 apartments, from $1,095. A New Land Community; Telephone: (414) 909-1030; E-mail: Trio@NewLandMKE.com