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Map Applications

If you have saved a Map Milwaukee project file (.gvsp) you will want to check out how our upgraded GIS web services affect you before we turn off the old services on October 28.

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Important Notice for Map Milwaukee Users

As of April, 2015, Map Milwaukee applications will not work in the Chrome web browser.

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New Map Services 

GIS Web Services

9/30/2016: Upgraded GIS Web Services available at Old services will be turned off October 28, 2016. If you have created a Map Milwaukee project file (.gvsp), use our services in ArcMap, or have written code that refers to services at, you will need to make changes.

GIS Web Services

Map Milwaukee Portal

Map Applications

Map Milwaukee offers a suite of applications with targeted data and functionality.  Follow the above link for details about and access to Map Milwaukee Applications.  Follow the links listed below for direct access to the applications.  The Silverlight plug-in is required for all applications.

NOTE:  Currently, MCLIO aerials are unavailable, but a DNR imagery basemap is available for the interim.


GIS Web Services 

9/30/2016 - Information about upgraded GIS Web services.

GIS web services are the City of Milwaukee's library of maps and GIS tools.  The GIS web services consumed by our new applications are also available for direct use via  Check out the following links for detailed documentation.



Newsletters and timely announcements to keep you informed of changes and enhancements to our applications, GIS web services, and data.  Sign up with E-Notify to receive these newsletters via email, or review our archive.

Help & Documentation

Help & Documentation

Resources to help you use Map Milwaukee applications, services, and data.


Download Map Data

Download frequently requested City of Milwaukee Esri shapefiles and Microstation design files.


Download Tabular Data

Download City of Milwaukee datasets including MPROP, legal descriptions, SIC codes, and tax data.

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Geographic Information Systems
809 N Broadway
Room 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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How To

PDF Tip Sheets for Map Applications

Data Documentation

PDF documents with detailed data definitions, descriptions, and guidance.