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Map Milwaukee is no longer a single application, but is a suite of applications with targeted data and functionality. Users still have the ability to add any available map layer to any of the map applications using the Add Map Layer tool*. Users also have access to advanced tools including querying data, drawing, measuring distance and areas, and exporting data to a spreadsheet*. Our goal is to provide map applications that provide useful data and are easy to use, while also providing advanced functionality for experienced or curious users.
* Link to PDF tip sheets with instructions.
Reference maps with property boundaries and detailed property attribute data from MPROP. Use this application as your starting point for learning the new Map Milwaukee applications, or as a foundation to add map services as layers.
January, 2015 - New layer and map theme: quarter sections.
Thematic census tract maps representing Census 2010 data. Additional statistics available in the attribute data (just click on a tract).
Maps to support the Office of Environmental Sustainability with planning and compliance with MMSD's Regional Green Infrastructure Plan
Maps and data from numerous City of Milwaukee departments to support the work of Mayor Barrett's Strong Neighborhoods Plan and share this information with community stakeholders and the public. Maps include information about foreclosures, pending demolitions, city-owned real estate, and more.
City of Milwaukee zoning and zoning overlay maps. Attribute data includes hyperlinks to legislative documentation, where available. For more information about the City of Milwaukee's zoning, refer to the Department of City Development's web page on Zoning Applications and Procedures.
New Map Milwaukee applications require the Silverlight plug-in for your browser. If you do not already have Silverlight, you will be prompted to install it when you start the new Map Milwaukee application. Or, you can verify and install/upgrade Silverlight on your system before launching a new Map Milwaukee application.
February, 2015: We have recently discovered that when adding map services as layers to Map Milwaukee applications on a Windows 8 device, Silverlight will crash. This a known bug that currently does not have a solution. We will be keeping track of this situation in anticipation of a solution. Over the next year, we also have upgrades planned that should take Silverlight out of the equation.
Need a map layer not automatically available in one of the applications? You have the option of adding map layers from any Map Milwaukee Services (or the internet, for that matter). Here are some documents to help you out:
Geographic Information Systems
809 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
PDF Tip Sheets for Map Applications
PDF documents with detailed data definitions, descriptions, and guidance.
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