Worlds collide in the Walker's Point/ Fifth Ward neighborhood- blending the area's rich industrial history with modern art and progressive thought. This is an up-and-coming place to live.
Shabby-chic brick warehouses and shops dominate the Walker's Point landscape. The area is fast becoming a hot spot for entrepreneurs and visionaries, who see its potential as a new, trendy neighborhood for nightlife and the ultimate urban living experience.
This neighborhood has an eclectic style for mixing traditional architecture with modern twists. It is home to the Allen Bradley Clock Tower, a Milwaukee icon. The tower stands as the world's largest four-faced clock and is featured in the Guinness Book of World Records. It's the centerpiece of Rockwell Automation, one of Wisconsin's largest and well-established manufacturing companies.
However, just moments away, you'll find the recently constructed Iron Horse Hotel, a luxurious accommodation which rivals the Pfister in both sophistication and price. The Iron Horse infused the industrial culture of Walker's Point with hip, modern design, creating a truly unique experience for its guests.
New loft apartments such as Mercantile Lofts and Shoe Factory Lofts, office and retail developments continue to build up this historic, industrial area and generate excitement for this neighborhood on the rise. This neighborhood does not disappoint!