Wauwatosa

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The Washington Highlands neighborhood consists of 375 beautiful, large houses arrayed over 133 acres on the eastern edge of Wauwatosa, between 68th and 60th Streets. If you're not familiar with the Highlands, I think we can – with impunity – call it the "high rent district."

There's a common rumor about the neighborhood that Julia Griffith wants to end. She's the program director for Historic Milwaukee, which is planning a program around the area. 

This Young Violinist Learned to Love Music While Going Pro

Nov 15, 2013
Liz Linder, Arneis Quartet

We’ve all seen the videos of tiny kids playing violins so beautifully it belies their age.  Many learn through the Suzuki Method, which treats learning music like learning a language.

Plan Underway to Convert Wauwatosa's Warehouses Into Shopping Center

Sep 12, 2013
REJblog

A Chicago developer may be setting a precedent as it repurposes Wauwatosa’s warehouses into a shopping center.

Inside the Eschweilers

Nov 27, 2012
V'ron, Flickr

Some time in the next few days, the first major physical signs of new development will take place at the Milwaukee County Grounds in Wauwatosa. A parkway will be constructed as the construction of UWM's new Innovation Park gets underway. The first new building will be a business incubator facility.

The landscape is now barren in front of dozens of Wauwatosa homes.

In June, their city launched its largest public improvements project ever, and it entails cutting down trees. Wauwatosa is replacing miles of aging sewer pipes, in hopes of ending basement back-ups.

While some residents are thrilled, we found others wondering if the cure is worse than the problem.