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Ravine Road Foot Bridge in Lake Park

Lake Park is recognized as a National Register of Historic Places Historic District and is also a locally designated historic site by the City of Milwaukee in our North Point North Historic District. Therefore, the staff and interns of the Historic Preservation office have put together a comprehensive report on the history and importance of the Ravine Road Concrete Arch foot bridge. It can be downloaded here. The one page executive summary is directly below.


Lake Park Ravine Bridge| |Built 1905-1906| Ravine Road, Lake Park, Milwaukee. readable PDF

Click the image above for a PDF of the one page summary of the history of the bridge.

City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission

Zeidler Municipal Building
841 N. Broadway, Room B-1

Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-5712
(414) 286-5722


Important Notice!
Historic Preservation staff are working limited hours through the end of July (see daily schedule below). One member will be available every week day; however, review times will be longer than usual for staff approvals.

Walk-in services are not available, but videoconference meetings and exterior site visits will continue by appointment.

Monday 8:00-4:45
Tuesday 8:00-2:00
Wednesday 8:00-12:00
Thursday 8:00-2:00
Friday 9:00-2:00


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 30, 2019
at Best Place at the Pabst.

For photos of the event, click below:

2019-5-30 Cream of the Cream City Awards

To view past award winners, please visit: