The Park East is a new neighborhood in the space formerly filled with the Park East Freeway spur.


Recent Press Releases Referencing Park East

Mayor Cavalier Johnson Announces Funding Proposal for Vel R. Phillips Plaza in Westown

More than $15 million in proposed tax incremental financing dollars would convert a portion of a long-underutilized parcel into a public space named in honor of the iconic Milwaukee political activist and civil rights leader featuring both civic and transit amenities

Park East Apartment Project Moves Forward

Wangard Partners and Weidner Apartments Homes advance Avenir, bringing 146 new units to downtown Milwaukee

Neighborhood Buildings

  • 406 E. Ogden Ave.

    Avenir phase two and three rendering. Rendering by AG Architecture.

    Site of proposed second phase of Avenir apartment complex. Development would be a 64-unit apartment building from Weidner Investment Services.

  • 420 W. Juneau Ave.

    The Trade Milwaukee rendering. Rendering by Gary Brink & Associates.

    Construction of 205-room The Trade Marriott Autograph Collection hotel started in Sept. 2021.

  • 520 W. McKinley Ave.

    520 W. McKinley Ave. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    520 W. McKinley Avenue is the former condominium sales center for the Palomar Hotel proposal. It is currently the headquarters of The Bartolotta Restaurants.

  • 5th Street Parking Garage

    5th Street Parking Structure

    1,243-stall parking garage built as part of the Wisconsin Sports and Entertainment Center.

  • Aperture

    Aperture and Fresh Thyme. Photo by Mariiana Tzotcheva

    Planned apartment buildings and grocery store in Milwaukee's Park East corridor.

  • Avenir

    Current Avenir Rendering.

    The Avenir is a 104-unit, mixed-use apartment building on Milwaukee's Lower East Side.

  • Block 22

    Block 22 in the Park East. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

    Vacant land in the Park East corridor.

  • Five Fifty Ultra Lofts

    Park 7 Lofts. Rendering by Engberg Anderson.

    Apartment building attached via skywalk to Fiserv Forum.

  • Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin McKinley Health Center

    McKinley Health Center Rendering. Rendering by Populous.

    Clinic to be attached to the Milwaukee Bucks Training Facility. The 30,000 square-foot building is expected to cost $10 million.

  • Kern Center

    Kern Center

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

  • Sydney HiH

    Sydney Hih

  • The Moderne


    Condominium and apartment tower.

  • Vantage on the Park

    916 E. State St. Photo taken by Mariiana Tzotcheva

    96-unit apartment building under construction in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Viets Field

    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.

  • Vignette

    The North End - Phase 4

    Apartment on Milwaukee's Lower East Side. Part of The North End.