Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

Businesses near Third Ward

Upcoming events near Third Ward

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Holiday Carols with a Newsies Twist

Dec. 14, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Marriott Hotel - Downtown - 323 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Join in the fun at the Milwaukee Hotel & Restaurant Collecti...

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Happy Days

Jan. 24, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare o...

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Happy Days

Jan. 25, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare o...

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Happy Days

Jan. 25, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare o...

Articles about Third Ward


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Third Ward dining guide

Oct. 22, 2019 5:00 p.m.

These days, dining options are as plentiful as fashion boutiques and galleries in the Historic Third Ward.

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Milwaukee's best Asian Fusion, 2019

Oct. 20, 2019 12:31 p.m.

For four straight years, Milwaukee put Hue atop of the list of best Asian fusion, Vietnamese, Laotian and Korean restaurants. But this year, last year's runner-up, Lucky Ginger, has snatched the title.

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Caradaro Club: Milwaukee's first pizza

Oct. 17, 2019 9:16 a.m.

Milwaukee was slow to the pizza party. While Lombardi's became America's first pizzeria in New York City in 1905, pizza wouldn't arrive in Milwaukee until 1945 when John Caravella and Joe Todaro opened the Caradaro Club at 326 E. Erie St. in the Third Ward.

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Milwaukee's best sandwich, 2019

Oct. 15, 2019 12:01 p.m.

In one of the tightest races of this year's poll, Bavette hopped from bronze to gold, winning the title of Milwaukee's best sandwich by 11 total votes. And that's just part of it.

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Skylight's admirable "Oklahoma!" shows its age

Oct. 2, 2019 8:01 p.m.

With a smaller cast and a less opulent look at frontier life, it's a gorgeously sung, faithful production of a 76-year old musical chestnut that fans of the classic will enjoy - though others may not celebrate the dated material with as many "yippee yay ayes."