Welcome to East Town

Located in one of Milwaukee's most desirable neighborhoods, Ascent provides easy access to the city's top cultural attractions, fine dining, commercial hubs, and more. Ascent is just three blocks from Lake Michigan's vibrant lakefront museums, parks, beaches and marinas. Ascent is also steps from The Hop, Milwaukee's new streetcar, and 125 miles of trail for running, biking or walking your furry friend. The central location offers quick access to grocery stores, and is a short walk from many of Milwaukee's largest employers. In the summer, East Town is alive with activity including popular events like Jazz in the Park and Bastille Days.



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    Cathedral Square

    Just steps from the door of your new home, one of downtown Milwaukee's favorite parks is a year round destination. Cathedral Square is home to summertime favorites like Bastille Days and Jazz in the Park, as well as Sculpture Milwaukee installations and the Holiday Lights Festival.

    Deer District

    Deer District

    Home to the 2021 World Champion Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, the Fiserv Forum and surrounding Deer District are less than one mile from Ascent. Cheer on the team, or score tickets for concerts, comedians and more hosted at the venue.

    Milwaukee Art Museum

    Milwaukee Art Museum

    Though the architecture of the building is art in itself, you will find plenty more inside the Milwaukee Art Museum. With a variety of unique and groundbreaking traveling exhibitions, you are sure to see, learn, and appreciate something new with each visit! The museum is dedicated to education and offers programs ranked among the largest in the nation.

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    Marcus Performing Arts Center

    The Marcus Center hosts a vibrant array of music, dance and theatrical performances. Located just a half mile from Ascent, this is the spot to take in a Broadway show or enjoy the latest performance from the world-renowned Milwaukee Ballet.

    oak leaf trail

    Oak Leaf Trail

    125 miles of trail weaves its way through the greater Milwaukee area, connecting downtown with surrounding neighborhoods and suburbs. Perfect for running along the lakefront, biking through the woods, or walking the dog along the river's edge, the Oak Leaf Trail offers a healthy dose of nature amid the bustle of our vibrant city.