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Historic Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward is Milwaukee’s premier shopping and arts district.  The area boasts an array of upscale retail shops, art galleries, restaurants, professional services as well as a local theatre.  The neighborhood's walkability has drawn hundreds to the district's housing opportunities and the district's Gallery Night and Day keeps attracting new visitors to the area.  Historic Third Ward is also well known for its Milwaukee Public Market, an eclectic mix of local restaurants, delis, retailers and coffee/juice shops that draws in over a million visitors a year.


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BID Contact

Jim Plaisted - Executive Director

525 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202


2018 Operating Plan

Phone: (414) 273-1173     Fax: (414) 273-2205


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Contact Us

Commercial Corridor Team
809 N. Broadway
Room 104
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

(414) 286-8201


Commercial Corridor Team

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Kenneth Little
Commercial Corridor Manager
(414) 286-5617

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Natanael Martinez
Economic Development Specialist
(414) 286-5813
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Montavius Jones
Economic Development Specialist
(414) 286-0793

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Sierra Starner-Heffron
Economic Development Specialist
(414) 286-0739

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Terence Acquah
Economic Development Specialist
(414) 286-5849