It’s hard not to notice the influx of cranes and scaffolding dotting Milwaukee’s downtown skyline. Walking the city streets, it seems around every corner is a new condo development shooting toward the sky. Blame gas prices or praise the ease of downtown living, but it seems more and more people are looking into moving downtown.
Typically, living downtown means leaving your car in park, and trading in the gas guzzler for a bus pass or a sturdy pair of walking shoes. Luckily enough for Downtown dwellers in Milwaukee, WalkScore.com has ranked Milwaukee as the 13th most-walkable city in the United States. What’s more, eight Milwaukee neighborhoods are classified as a “Walker’s Paradise,” according to the web site, while 28 more rank as “Very Walkable.” (more…)