3400 South 43rd Street Alverno College Milwaukee, WI 53234 +1 414 414 382 6000/+1 800 933 3401 (Toll Free)
The Pittman Theatre is located at the Alverno College and was built in 1953. With the capacity to seat a little over 900 guests, the theater is quite large and has a proscenium arch. The balcony area of the theater is not wheelchair accessible but the main floor is. The theater is known for the extraordinary dance and music performances and other stage shows. But be prepared as the venue is not air-conditioned. Do contact for details.
520 East Wells Street Next to the Cathedral of St. John Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 277 0860 /+1 414 257 7275(City Park Council)
One of the popular gathering spaces for the local community, the Cathedral Square Park is bustling with life and activity. Centrally located in Juneau Town, right next to the Cathedral of St. John, which gives the park its name, the park was designated a park status in 1939, before which it was known as the Courthouse Square. The square also used to house a jail, which was the scene of the famous historic event in 1854 when about 5,000 locals came together to protest the arrest of a runaway slave, Joshua Glover. Though the courthouse and jail are long gone, the square still holds a prominent place in the city's landscape, being the venue for various popular events like Jazz In The Park. Call to know more.
101 West Michigan Street Milwaukee, WI 53203 +1 414 294 9450
The Milwaukee Boat Line gives passengers the opportunity to experience the majesty of both the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan. The company offers sightseeing cruises, happy hour cruises, concert cruises, historical tours, and even special events. The historical tours and sightseeing cruises take place most days, but the concert cruises only take place on weekends. The cruises usually run 90 minutes. Be sure to call ahead to verify dates and times and to book your spot in advance. Discounted group rates are available. Bon voyage!
225 East Michigan Street Milwaukee, WI +1 414 273 3950
The Mackie Building is a historic building located in downtown Milwaukee. In 1973 it earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1879 and is considered a Victorian landmark. It was once the world's largest grain exchange. Thanks to its beautiful design, the grain exchange room inside the building is often used for banquets and receptions. The Mackie Building is right next to the Mitchell Building, another Milwaukee landmark. The phone number indicated is that of the Milwaukee Visitor's Bureau.
207 East Michigan Street Milwaukee, WI +1 414 276 7840
The Mitchell Building, located in downtown Milwaukee, is an excellent example of French Second Empire style. The building was built in 1876 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While in the area, the Iron Block Building is also worth a look.
205 East Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI +1 414 347 9964
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Iron Block Building is the only one of its kind in the city thanks to its iron cast facade. Built in 1861, the iron cast facade was actually shipped all the way from New York. This historic building is hard to miss thanks to its central location in Milwaukee's Juneautown area. The Iron Block Building is also located near the Mitchell Building, another historic Milwaukee site.
836 North Broadway Street Milwaukee, WI +1 414 271 6180
St. Mary's is Milwaukee's oldest Catholic church. Sitting on a busy corner of downtown, the church as most likely witnessed years of development and change in Milwaukee. The church is famous for a beautiful Annunciation painting sitting above the altar. This painting was actually a gift from King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Regardless of your religious affiliation, stop in to appreciation this beautiful work of art.
740 North Plankinton Avenue Milwaukee, WI +1 414 286 5800
The Milwaukee Riverwalk is a pedestrian path running alongside the Milwaukee River. This path is ideal for walking or jogging. It offers great views of the River, especially at sunset, and is a very tranquil place. If you're looking to take a cruise down the river, several companies are available, and if you're looking for a bite to eat, it won't be long until your come across a restaurant right along the river.
1584 North Prospect Avenue Lower East Side Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 276 5760
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is a veritable haven of music. Inviting all lovers of music to sample its delights, this music school organizes an eclectic array of music concerts and live performances for one and all. You will love the carefully structured music therapy sessions that will make you want to keep coming back for more. The conservatory has a comprehensive program of music lessons and classes scheduled throughout the year for you to enroll yourselves in. The conservatory has a bevy of intimate spaces for you to rent: Helen Bader Recital Hall and Meeting Rooms that can easily accommodate corporate conferences, social events, receptions, private events among other things. Music rehearsals and recitals also find their home at the recital space available on site. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
1900 East Kenwood Boulevard Univeristy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Physics Building Milwaukee, WI 53211 +1 414 229 4961
Located at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Manfred Olson Planetarium offers a variety of programs to get familiar with the celestial world. Students can attend the shows especially meant for them, while shows for visitors are also available. The Planetarium also arranges Private Programs for groups, which can be an excellent idea for families or friends looking a fun and interesting way of spending time together. Check website for information on programs and more.
The Haggerty Museum of Art, located on the campus of
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The Mackie Building is a historic building located in downtown
Milwaukee. In 1973 it earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1879 and is considered a Victorian landmark. It was once the ...
St. Mary's is Milwaukee's oldest Catholic church. Sitting on a
busy corner of downtown, the church as most likely witnessed years of development and change in Milwaukee. The church is famous for a beautiful Annunciation painting sitting above the ...