Near West Side

Milwaukee’s Near West Side is most certainly a neighborhood of neighborhoods, where the assets are plentiful and distinct. High-performing schools, hardworking business & healthcare institutions, generous non-profits, amazing restaurants and unique entertainment opportunities are here and available in the Near West Side. Not only is the area commercial, but it is residential, with each neighborhood holding its own rich history. Neighborhoods in the area include Avenues West, Cold Spring Park, Concordia, Martin Drive, Merrill Park, Miller Valley and The Valley/Piggsville.

Neighborhoods Area: The Near West Side, as defined by the City of Milwaukee, is bound by I-43 (east), HWY 41 (west), Vliet Street and Highland Boulevard (north), I-94 (south).


Bridging the Gap Golf Facility; Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear; The Rave/Eagles Ballroom; Hmong-American Friendship Association and Museum; The Irish Cultural and Heritage Center; Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art; Marquette University’s Al McGuire Center; Milwaukee Entertainment Group/Brumder Mansion; The Pabst Mansion; Tripoli Shrine Center.

Brother’s Food; Golden Midtown Food Market; Kassees Food Market; Kilbourn Supermarket; Lucky’s Super Market; Quick Pick Food Mart; Sav-on Foods; Sendik’s Food Market; Smiles Liquor and Food Market; State Liquor Market

27th Street Optical; 35th Street Clinic; Associated Physical Therapists of Milwaukee; Aurora Sinai Medical Center; BloodCenter of Wisconsin; Carolina G. Conti, MD Internal Medicine; DaVita Wisconsin Avenue; George V. Chandy MD Office; Milwaukee Midwest Medical Building; Pediatric and Adult Medical Association; Planned Parenthood of Milwaukee; ProCare Medical Clinic; Progressive Urgent Care/Clinic; The Healing Center; TransformationServices, Inc.

Highland Park; Merrill Park; Norris Park; Valley Park

Broken Yolk; Browns Lounge; Caffrey’s Pub; China Taste; The Coffee House; Conway’s Smokin’ Bar and Grill; Daddy’s Soul Food & Grille; The Dogg Haus; The Envoy Lounge; Five O’Clock Steakhouse; Golden Chicken; Harp and Shamrock Bar; Jj Sub; Mendy Restaurant; Marquette University Annex; Miss Katie’s Diner; Murphy’s Irish Pub; Ruby G’s Espresso Bar & Cafe; Sal’s Pizza; Sobelman’s at Marquette; Valley Inn.

Elementary & Middle Schools: Albert Story School; Highland Community School; Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language; Milwaukee Academy of Science; School for Early Development and Achievement (SEDA); Messmer St. Rose; Texas Bufkin Christian Academy; Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning; Woodlands East

High Schools: Banner Prep School of Milwaukee; James Groppi High School; Marquette University High School; Milwaukee Academy of Science; Milwaukee High School of the Arts; Professional Learning Institute; Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning

Higher Education: Marquette University

For more information about Near West Side neighborhoods, contact Keith Stanley
at 414-933-0640 or