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Living a Lakeside Lifestyle in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Where to Retire in Milwaukee and Home Prices

There are many old neighborhoods in Milwaukee, some of which have become gentrified such as Lincoln Village and Bay View. Homes in areas near the lake are often quite beautiful. According to the 2013  3rd quarter report of National Association of Realtors the median selling price $211,800, which is above the national average.

What is special about Milwaukee

The Riverwalk is one of the very special things about Milwaukee. So is its love affair with beer and baseball.

What is not special about Milwaukee

For several years, Milwaukee was one of the ten most dangerous cities in the US. While the crime rates have improved, they are still quite high.

Climate and Physical Environment

Milwaukee has a humid continental climate with rather unpredictable weather.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Milwaukee is home to a wide variety of museums, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, an award-winning children's museum, and the science-oriented Discovery World.

Crime

Milwaukee is nearly double the national average.

Medical facilities

There are several medical facilities in Milwaukee, including Milwaukee VA Medical Center and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare.

Transportation

Milwaukee is home to two airports and Amtrak and Greyhound lines.

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