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Milwaukee Neighborhoods: North Side

Guide to many of Milwaukee's neighborhoods. Interactive maps of listed neighborhoods. Links to find news articles, books and archival materials. Starting Census-identified locations. Links to other Milwaukee neighborhood resources.

Arlington Heights

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Arlington Heights is bordered by Capital Drive to the north, Keefe Avenue to the south, Interstate 43 to the east, and North 20th Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: Arlington Heights Association

Census Tract #: 46

Block Group #: 2

Police District #: 5

Schools: Keefe Avenue Elementary School, Gospel Luthern School

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Borchert Park (AKA Borchert Field)

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Borchert Park is bordered by West Burleigh and West Hopkins Streets on the north, West Keefe Avenue on the south, North 20th Street on the west and North 8th Street on the east

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 68

Block Group #: 3

Police District #: 5

Schools: Robert Lafollette Elementary

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Brewers' Hill

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Brewers' Hill is bordered by the Milwaukee River and Pleasant Street to the south, East North Avenue to the north, North Martin Luther King Drive to the west and North Holton Avenue to the east.

Neighborhood Association: Historic Brewers' Hill Association

Census Tract #: 114

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 5

Schools: George Washington Carver Academy (K-8)

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Franklin Heights

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Franklin Heights is bordered by Capitol Drive to the north, Burleigh Street to the south, North 20th Street to the east, and North 30th Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 47

Block Group #: 4

Police District #: 5, 7

Schools:  Franklin Elementary School, Siloah Luthern School, Auer Avenue School

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Granville

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Granville Station is a neighorhood in northwest Milwaukee, near the area of Brown Deer road and North 107th Street.

Neighborhood Association: Granville Heritage Neighborhood Association

Census Tract #:  2.01

Block Group #: 2

Police District #: 4

Schools: None

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Grover Heights

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Neighborhood Boundaries: The Grover Heights neighborhood is bordered by West Olive Street to the north, West Capitol Drive to the south, North Port Washington Road to the east and North Green Bay Road to the west

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 43

Block Group #: 2

Police District #: 7

Schools: Messmer High School

Halyard Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Halyard Park is bordered by Martin Luther King Drive to the east, Walnut Street to the south, North Avenue to the north, and Halyard Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 115

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 5

Schools: Preparatory School Global

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Harambee

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Harambee is bordered by North Avenue to the south, Holton Street to the east, Interstate 43 to the west, and Keefe Avenue to the north.

Neighborhood Association: Harambee Great Neighborhood Initiative

Census Tract #: 70

Block Group #: 4

Police District #: 5

Local Schools:  Harambee Community School, Hope School, Clara Muhammad School, Victory Preparatory Academy, Dr. Martin Luther King Elementary School

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Havenswood

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Havenwoods is bordered by Silver Spring Drive to the south, North 60th Street to the west, Sherman Boulevard to the east, and railroad tracks to the north.

Neighborhood Association: Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation

Census Tract #: 12

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 4

Schools:  None

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Hillside

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Hillside is bordered to the west and north by Interstate 43, by North 6th Street to the east, and Highway 145 to the south.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #:  116

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 5

Schools: Roosevelt Middle School, Elm Creative Arts, Metropolitan High School

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Metcalfe Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Metcalfe Park is bordered by Center Street to the north, North Avenue to the south, North 38th Street to the west, and North 27th Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: Metcalfe Park Residents Association

Census Tract #:  89

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 3

Schools: Clarke Street Elementary School, Milwaukee College Prep School, Metcalfe Elementary School

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Midtown

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Midtown is bordered by North Avenue to the north, Highland Avenue to the south, railroad tracks to the west, and North 20th Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 120

Block Group #: 1

Police District #: 3

Schools: Brown Street Academy, Urban Waldorf School, Blyden Delany Academy

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North Division

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Neighborhood Boundaries: North Division is bordered by North 20th Street to the west, Interstate 43 to the east, North Avenue to the south, and Burleigh Street to the north.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 85

Block Group #: 2

Police District #: 3, 5

Schools:  Hopkins Street Elementary School, Academy of Learning and Leadership, Phillis Wheatley Public School, Young Leaders Academy, Genesis High School, North Division High School

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Park West

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Park West is bordered by North Avenue to the south, Burleigh Avenue to the north, North 27th Street to the west, and North 20th Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #:  88

Block Group #: 3

Police District #: 5, 3

Schools: Twenty First Street Elementary School, Hope Christian School

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Riverwest

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Riverwest is bordered by the Milwaukee River to the east and south, by Capitol Drive to the north, and Holton Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: Riverwest Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood Media: Riverwest Currents

Census Tract #: 71

Block Group #: 3

Police District #: 5

Schools: Fratney Elementary School, St. Philips Luthern School, Messmer Preparatory School, Pierce Elementary

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Sherman Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Sherman Park is bordered by North Avenue on the south, Fond du Lac Avenue and Burleigh Street to the north, Sherman Boulevard to the west, North 27th Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: Sherman Park Community Association

Census Tract #: 48

Block Group #: 4

Police District #: 3, 7

Schools:  Townsend Street Elementary School

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Williamsburg Heights

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Williamsburg Heights is bordered by West Capitol Drive on the north, West Keefe Avenue on the south, I 43 to the west and North Holton Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: None

Census Tract #: 44

Block Group #: 2

Police District #: 5

Schools: None

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