Milwaukee Walker's Point/Fifth Ward

Apartments: Walker's Point/Fifth Ward/Bayview/St. Francis

Rooted in its storied history as a fur-trading post dating back to 1835, Walker's Point displays an edgy, industrial riverside environment that embraces a modern, urban lifestyle with a diverse demographic. Its LGBTQ community lends vibrancy to the neighborhood, as does its overarching Latino flavor.This exciting amalgamation is complemented by diversity in the local food culture .

It’s a foodie oasis with locally sourced, award-winning artisanal kitchens, like farm-to-table Braise, that serve up innovative dishes for discriminating palates as well as culinary arts programs. Craft distilleries and breweries add spirited fun, as do local coffee roasted at Anodyne Coffee and the popular artisan ice cream served at Purple Door. Look no further than Walker’s Point and the Fifth Ward for the area’s best LGBTQ clubs; eccentric bars such as the frontiersmen-inspired Boone & Crockett or the biker-themed Fuel Cafe bar, coffee shop and diner; swing dance events; Jazz or Blues performances plus other local music as featured on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, a public station located in Walker's Point; comedy shows, and more. Committed to green and sustainable development, it features repurposed architecture, a noteworthy collection of antiques dealers and vintage retailers, river access at Milwaukee Kayak Company, and is the site of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Science.

Just over the golden arches of the Harbor District’s Hoan Bridge, is the whimsical, eclectic community known as Bay View. Nestled on the Lake Michigan shoreline, Bay View is a magnet for young professionals and young families. Lakeside trails, bucolic beer gardens, shady streets, a thriving farmers’ market and maker fair, hip venues, craft brewers and unique bars like Puddler's Hall (Milwaukee's second-oldest tavern), local coffee purveyors, retro record shops, culinary gems and more grace this lakeside community.

42 Hundred on the Lake

4200 on the Lake Apartments

4200 South Lake Drive, St. Francis: Now Leasing! Experience exceptional living at the Milwaukee area’s newest apartment community! Offering stunning views of Lake Michigan from a variety of 1- and 2-bedroom floor plans ranging in size from 585-1,204 square feet; high-quality apartment finishes, stainless-steel appliances; quartz countertops. Resort-style amenity package includes a two-level club room; fitness area; business center; infinity-edge swimming pool; activity courtyard with bocci, bag toss and grilling area; pet friendly; covered parking available. Remarkable location with easy access to the bustling Bay View neighborhood and downtown Milwaukee. 236 apartments, with rents starting from $1,200 for 1 bedroom and $2,100 for 2 bedrooms. An RMK Management Community. Telephone: (414) 552-2348. Website:



1320 S. 1st Street, Walker's Point/Fifth Ward: For the ultimate blend of easy living within a commercial and entertainment district, look no further! 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, with rents starting at $925. A Wangard Community.
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