East Town is the unofficial name for the area of downtown Milwaukee that is east of the Milwaukee River. The East Town Association is a member-based organization that represents the area.

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Recent Press Releases Referencing East Town

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UWM Alumni Association hosts panel discussion on 2020 Democratic convention

The convention, which takes place July 13-16, 2020, marks the first major political party convention in Milwaukee's history.

East Town Association

The Hop to Transform into “Le Hop” for Bastille Days

The streetcar’s social media presence to take on a French theme during the festival, while special themed performances will occur at stations and on board the vehicles

Tourism Helps Promote Bastille Days with Grant

Grant funds go towards marketing efforts in Wisconsin and Northern Illinois

Neighborhood Buildings

  • 1000 North Water Street

    1000 North Water Street from Water

    1000 North Water Street is a 24-story office building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • 1245-1247 N. Milwaukee St.

    1245-1247 N. Milwaukee St. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Duplex built in 1899 proposed to be demolished in favor of a three-story apartment building.

  • 1333-1339 N. Milwaukee St.

    1333-1339 N. Milwaukee St. Photo taken December 29th, 2016 by Jeramey Jannene.

    Vacant site at the north end of downtown Milwaukee.

  • 1433 Water

    1433 Water. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Office building developed from the shell of the former Laacke & Joys Building.

  • 216-222 E. Mason St.

    The Milwaukee Abstraction Association Building and the Milwaukee News Building. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    The historic Milwaukee Abstract Association Building and Milwaukee News Building.

  • 250 Plaza

    250 Plaza

    Downtown Milwaukee office building and parking garage.

  • 330 Kilbourn

    330 Kilbourn. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    330 Kilbourn, long known as Plaza East, is an office complex made up of two nearly identical, 13-story towers. Built two years apart, the first has 227,679 sq-ft of space, with the later tower has 229,801 sq-ft of space. The buildings are joined by an atrium on the first floor. The two towers fill the block […]

  • 400-408 E. Wisconsin Ave.

    400-408 E. Wisconsin Ave. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

  • 411 Building

    411 Building and Parking Garage

    The 411 Building is a high-rise office building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • 601 Lofts

    601 Lofts Condominiums

    601 Lofts is a ten-story condominium tower on the north edge of downtown Milwaukee.

  • 602-606 N. Broadway

    602-606 N. Broadway. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Historic building owned by developer Joshua Jeffers.

  • 604 E. Mason St.

    604 E. Mason St.

    Northwestern Mutual-owned office building.

  • 617 E. Wisconsin Ave.

    611 Building. Photo by Jeramey Jannene

  • 624 E. Mason St.

    624 E. Mason St.

    Northwestern Mutual-owned office building at 624 E. Mason St.

  • 627-637 N. Broadway

    627-637 Broadway Project. Images from Uihlein/Wilson Ramlow/Stein.

    Three two-story buildings being redeveloped by David Uihlein into commercial storefronts.

  • 700 E. Kilbourn Ave. Tower

    700 E. Kilbourn Rendering

    Proposed 30+ story apartment building for corner of Van Buren St. and Kilbourn Ave.

  • 714 N. Milwaukee St.

    714 N. Milwaukee St. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

  • 733-737 N. Milwaukee St.

    733-737 N. Milwaukee St. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Originally a three-building, shortened to one story in 1939.

  • 766 N. Jackson St.

    766 N. Jackson St. Parking Lot

    766 N. Jackson St. is a Northwestern Mutual-owned parking lot.

  • 770 N. Milwaukee St.

    770 N. Milwaukee St.

    Commercial building in Milwaukee's East Town neighborhood.

  • 771 N. Van Buren St.

    771 N. Van Buren St.

    771 N. Van Buren St. was a Northwestern Mutual-owned mixed-use building.

  • 776 N. Milwaukee St.

    776 N. Milwaukee St.

    Mixed-use building in Milwaukee's East Town neighborhood.

  • 789 N. Water St.

    789 N. Water St. Office Building. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Five-story office building owned by Fiduciary Real Estate.

  • 795 N. Van Buren St.

    795 N. Van Buren St.

    Demolished office building that formerly stood on the corner of N. Van Buren St. and E. Wells St.

  • 7Seventy7

    7Seventy7 Apartment Tower. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Apartment tower and parking garage under construction in downtown Milwaukee.

  • 833 East

    833 East Rendering

    Under construction office building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • BMO Tower

    BMO Harris Office Tower Rendering

    25-story, 328-foot tower by Irgens Development Partners.

  • Broadway Hotel

    Broadway Hotel. Rendering by Vetter Architects.

    Hotel proposed for 602-606 N. Broadway by Joca Properties. Designed by Vetter Architects. Proposed introduced in March 2019.

  • Button Block Building

    Button Block Building

    Sold in early 2014 to Bear Development. Joey Buona’s is a first-floor tenant.

  • Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

    Most significant Roman Catholic cathedral in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Cathedral Place

    Cathedral Place

    Cathedral Place is a mixed-use building at the corner of Wells Street and Jackson Street developed by Van Buren Management, Inc. Floors 12-19 (there is not a floor 13) are office space, totaling 205,000 square feet of space. The lower floors contains 28 condominiums developed by New Land Enterprises (originally 30). The 940-stall parking garage […]

  • Chase Tower

    Chase Tower

    The Chase Tower is a 22-story office building in the middle of downtown Milwaukee.

  • Chicago & North Western Railway Lakefront Depot

    Former railway depot on Milwaukee's lakefront.

  • Colby Abbot Building

    Colby Abbot Building

    The Colby Abbot Building is a six -story, mixed-use building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Comstock

    Comstock, 828 N. Milwaukee St.

    The Comstock building was built by F.G. Comstock.

  • Convent Hill

    Convent Hill

  • Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall

    Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall Rendering. Rendering by Uihlein-Wilson Architects.

    Milwaukee School of Engineering education center that will serve as the hub for the university's new computer science program.

  • East Building

    Northwestern Mutual's East Building. Photo taken December 6th, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene.

    Former office building for Northwestern Mutual at the east end of their downtown campus.

  • Edison Green

    Edison Green Rendering

    Canceled condominium proposal by Russ Davis.

  • Faison Building

    Faison Building

  • First Financial Centre

    First Financial Centre

    Downtown Milwaukee office tower at the corner of N. Water St. and E. Wisconsin Ave.

  • Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building

    Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building - 841 North Broadway.

    Learn More Property Record: 841 N BROADWAY

  • George Watts and Son Building

    George Watts and Son Building. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

  • Grohmann Tower

    Still more parking in downtown Milwaukee.

    MSOE student housing facility on the corner of N. Water St. and E. Juneau Ave.

  • Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown

    Loyalty Building Hotel Construction

    The Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown is a hotel in in the Loyalty Building.

  • Hollitz Building

    765 and 771

    The Hollitz Building is a mixed-use apartment and office building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center

    Humphrey Scottish Rite Mason Center. Photo by Jeramey Jannene

    For sale building that was longtime home to fraternal organization.

  • Huron Building

    Balconies at the Huron Building. Rendering by Engberg Anderson Architects.

    Project named Huron Building in March 2019. Formerly referred to as Broadway Connection or Mackie Building South.

  • Iron Block Building

    Construction workers putting finishing touches on the Iron Block Building.

    Recently restored office building located at the intersection of N. Water St. and E. Wisconsin Ave.

  • Kennedy I

    Kennedy I Building, 804 N. Milwaukee St.

    Four-story office building on the corner of N. Milwaukee St. and E. Wells St. Sister building Kennedy II sits across Wells.

  • Kern Center

    Kern Center

    The Kern Center is an athletic and wellness complex owned by MSOE.

  • Kilbourn Tower

    Kilbourn Tower

  • Mackie Building

    The Mackie Building. Photos by Tricia Shay.

    The Mackie Building is a historic office building in Downtown Milwaukee.

  • Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

    The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

    929 N. Water Street

  • Milwaukee Athletic Club

    The Milwaukee Athletic Club: $7,598,000.00. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Acquired by a partnership of J. Jeffers & Co., Interstate Development Partners and Sage Hospitality Group as part of a redevelopment effort in April 2019. The group will redevelop the hotel in the building into a large facility. The club itself has been temporarily relocated to CityCenter at 735.

  • Milwaukee Center

    Milwaukee Center

  • Milwaukee City Hall

    Ring the Bell

    From Guides to Historic Milwaukee: Juneautown Walking Tour by Mary Ellen Pagel and Virginia Palmer (1965)… The first City Hall on this site, the Market Hall of 1861, contained civic offices on the second floor and a busy farmers’ market in stalls on the ground story. Chief designer of the present building was Armand Koch, […]

  • Milwaukee Federal Courthouse

    Federal Courthouse

    The Milwaukee Federal Courthouse is an iconic Romanesque structure located on E. Wisconsin Ave.

  • Milwaukee Marriott Downtown

    Milwaukee Marriott Downtown Opening July 2013

    The Milwaukee Marriott Downtown is an under construction hotel in Milwaukee's Juneau Town neighborhood.

  • Mitchell Building

    Mitchell Building.

    Historic office building in Downtown Milwaukee.

  • MSOE Athletic Field and Parking Complex

    MSOE Athletic Field and Parking Complex under construction.

    The MSOE Athletic Field and Parking Complex is a university-owned parking garage with a soccer field on top.

  • Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

    View of NML from south on Prospect Ave.

    An under construction 32-story office tower to replace the 16-story building located near the corner of Mason and Cass streets.

  • Office on the Square Building

    788 N. Jefferson St.

      Learn More “Office on the Square Building” – Milwaukee Public Library

  • Old St. Mary’s Church

    Old St. Mary\'s Church

    Historic Milwaukee church located downtown.

  • Pfister Hotel

    Pfister Hotel

    The Pfister Hotel is the most iconic hotel in Downtown Milwaukee.

  • Railway Exchange Building

    Railway Exchange Building.

    Originally referred to as the Herman Building.

  • Regency House Condominiums

    Regency House Condominiums.

    High-rise condominium tower located in Milwaukee's East Town neighborhood

  • Roy W. Johnson Hall

    Roy W. Johnson Hall. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Milwaukee School of Engineering residence hall. Proposed for redevelopment as Hermann Viets Tower.

  • The Blatz

    The Blatz is a mixed-use building in Milwaukee's Juneau Town neighborhood.

  • The Bookends

    The Bookends

  • The Sentinel Building

    The Sentinel Building. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Built as a home for the Milwaukee Sentinel in 1892.

  • The Vermont Apartments

    The Vermont Apartments

    The Vermont was a Northwestern Mutual owned apartment building at 610 E. Mason St.

  • The Waldorf Apartments

    The Waldorf, 930 N. Marshall St. Photo by Mariiana Tzotcheva.

    The Waldorf, 930 N. Marshall St., is an apartment building in Milwaukee.

  • The Westin Milwaukee

    The Westin Milwaukee

    The Westin Hotel Downtown Milwaukee is a 200-room hotel located immediately south of the US Bank Center.

  • Underwriters Exchange Building

    828 N. Broadway. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Nine-story off building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • University Club Tower

    University Club Tower

    University Club Tower is a residential high-rise in Milwaukee's Juneau Town neighborhood.

  • US Bank Center

    US Bank Center

    The US Bank Center is the tallest building in the state of Wisconsin.

  • Van Buren City Lofts

    Van Buren City Lofts and 601 Lofts

    Van Buren City Lofts is a residential condominium building on the north end of downtown Milwaukee. The building contains 38 units. The building is the former garage of the Luick Ice Cream Company. It was converted in 2002. During conversion to condominiums, an additional floor was added to the building.

  • Vantage on the Park

    Vantage on the Park. Rendering by Kahler Slater.

    96-unit apartment building under construction in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Wayland Apartments

    Wayland Apartments, 839 N. Marshall St. Photo by Mariiana Tzotcheva.

    Wayland Apartments, 839 N. Marshall St.

  • Wells Building

    Wells Building. Photo by Mariiana Tzotcheva.

    The Wells Building is a 15-story historic office building in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Wisconsin Gas Building

    Wisconsin Gas Light Building, seen from atop the Pfister.

    The Wisconsin Gas Building is a historic office building in Downtown Milwaukee famous for its rooftop flame.

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