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Historic Designation Maps

Map Milwaukee, the City of Milwaukee's online Geographic Information System, has maps of historic districts.

1. Go to the Map Milwaukee website: www.milwaukee.gov/MapMilwaukee3480.htm.

2. Select "Enter Map Milwaukee."

Enter Map Milwaukee

3. On the right side of the window, select the checkboxes next to "Local Historic Districts" and/or "National Historic Districts" (these layers are under the "Property and Zoning Data" category). Un-check "Aldermanic District" and the historic districts will display.

4. Zoom in to the area of interest by selecting the "Zoom in" button on the left side of the window. Repeat as needed.

5. On the right side of the window, under "Layer List," select both the box and circle next to "Parcels" under the "Property and Zoning Data" heading.

6. If you have zoomed in close enough to see parcel lines, you can use the "Identify" tool on the left side of the window to determine the address and taxkeys of parcels located in designated districts.

For additional help on using MapMilwaukee, go to: http://gis.milwaukee.gov/website/mm1/help.htm.
 

     


Cream of the Cream City Historic Preservation Awards
 

Thank you to all who attended the Cream of the Cream City Awards ceremony held on May 15, 2013 at Best Place at the Pabst.

View photos of the event below:

 
City of Milwaukee - Public Information Division's Historic Preservation Commission - Cream of the Cream City Awards - 2013 photoset City of Milwaukee - Public Information Division's Historic Preservation Commission - Cream of the Cream City Awards - 2013 photoset

To view past award winners, please visit: milwaukee.gov/hpc/CreamCityAwards