Walkability and the Wells Building

A major selling point to working and living in downtown Milwaukee is being so close to all sorts of amenities and attractions. The Wells Building is perfectly situated.  We’re close to places both our tenants and their employees find advantageous. Let’s look at what makes the Wells Building’s downtown Milwaukee location key to many people’s lifestyle.

What is walkability?

It’s not surprising that our downtown Milwaukee location scores high with Walk Score, a website that measures the walkability of any address. Walk Score analyzes a wide variety of factors to determine walkability rankings, including the availability of different kinds of amenities within a five minute walk. These rankings alse take into account pedestrian friendliness, population density, and road metrics (intersections and of block length). When it’s all calculated, the Wells Building has an amazing 99/100 walkability score! What’s the walkability of your current location? Check it out here.

Everything within walking distance

If you are looking to be close to Downtown Milwaukee action, the Wells Building offers the types of amenities that appeal to everyone. Consider the types of amenities located within a short walking distance from the Wells Building:

  • Dining & Drinks
  • Shopping
  • Culture & Entertainment
  • Parks
  • Schools
  • Errands
  • Public Service
  • Athletic Facilities

The Wells Building, at the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Avenues, features one of the most vibrant locations for dining and shopping in Downtown Milwaukee. Heading east is the lakefront, featuring the beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum as well as Discovery World. And, just a couple blocks south is the Historic Third Ward, featuring the Milwaukee Public Market and many other restaurants, cafes, and shopping destinations.

As you can see, getting around Downtown Milwaukee is easy when you are in the Wells Building. Not satisfied with your current walkability score? Contact the Wells Building today to find out more about our leasing opportunities.