This Basilica is located in the Lincoln Village neighborhood south of downtown and it is dedicated to Roman Catholicism. When it was built in 1901, the congregation was primarily the Polish immigrant community and named after the Polish martyr Josephat Kuncevyc. The architecture is beautiful, reminiscent of St. Peter's in Rome, albeit on a smaller scale. Basilica of St. Josephat is open daily for both mass or for a visit.
This tiny French chapel was originally built in the 15th Century and moved stone-by-stone to the United States in 1927. It was reconstructed on Long Island after many protests from the French government, then it was eventually given to Marquette University and reconstructed once again, this time in Milwaukee. The chapel was officially dedicated to St. Joan of Arc on May 26, 1966 and today visitors make sure to stop by and appreciate this tiny gem.
Founded in 1987 by brothers Russ and Jim Klisch, Lakefront was one of the first microbreweries in Milwaukee among the beer behemoths like Miller and Pabst. The brewery is a favorite among locals and visitors alike due to its tasty ales, lagers, seasonal beers, root beer and even a special gluten-free beer that has garnered much attention. The brewery offers tours on the weekend as well as a Friday night fish fry, a Milwaukee tradition.
With a capacity of more than 40,000 seats, the Miller Park finds itself in the company of some of the most distinguished baseball arena's in the country. Inaugurated in the year 2001, the arena adheres to a split-bowl seating concept that gives fans a clearer view of the game. The behemoth of a stadium is further fitted with a state-of-the-art retractable roofing system to protect the players as well as spectators from inclement weather conditions. The stadium gets its name from its primary sponsor, the Miller Brewing Company and has been the home turf of Major League Baseball team, the Milwaukee Brewers since its existence. Amenities include a brewpub, open-air patios, a Hall of Fame and a children's area.
This zoo is a prominent attraction in Wisconsin, and has almost every birds and animal imaginable, you would think. In fact, over 300 species dwell in this tranquil, lush green setting. The zoo is always actively involved in the preservation of wildlife with a special emphasis on endangered species. The dedicated staff of the zoo deserves appreciation for the high quality maintenance of the grounds. There is a range of entertaining activities and fun rides for the kids as well as for adults.
The Milwaukee Art Museum has four floors and over 40 galleries that feature European and American art from the 15th to the 20th Century. The museum hosts temporary exhibits that highlight paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, folk art, prints, and decorative art. Particularly impressive are the museum's collections of American decorative arts, German Expressionist work, Haitian art, folk art as well as post-1960 American art. The museum also boasts a large collection of works by Georgia O’Keeffe, a Wisconsin native.
Schwan Concert Hall in Milwaukee is considered to be one the best concert halls in Milwaukee. If you do happen to me here, make it a point to dip into some theater and get in touch with your artistic side. A number of plays ranging from classics to highly-acclaimed are held here very frequently.
The Mitchell Building, located in downtown Milwaukee, is an excellent example of French Second Empire style. The building was built in 1876 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While in the area, the Iron Block Building is also worth a look.
Peck Pavilion is a primary venue in The Marcus Center For The Performing Arts in Milwaukee, WI. Overlooking the Milwaukee River, the venue is ideal for concerts, dance shows, film festivals, etc. This multi-purpose venue is also available for private events like weddings and parties and can accommodate a total crowd of 378 spectators for a single event.
The St. John Chrysostom Church, more famously known as the Little Red Church on the Hill, is a historic church located in Delafield, Wisconsin. This wooden structure was built in 1853 by Richard Michell Upjohn, a famed architect from New York and his father, Richard Upjohn. With this design, the church building became a pioneer in Carpenter Gothic architecture, as it came to be known later. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.