Milwaukee Historic Homes 

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Searching for historic homes for sale in and around Milwaukee? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Despite often needing a little TLC, there’s just something special about vintage houses that’s hard to capture in today’s new construction. From classic architectural styles to all the custom millwork that’s rarely duplicated by modern home builders, there’s usually a lot to take in when it comes to historic houses listed on the Milwaukee real estate market. Featured below is every home listed on the market that was built prior to 1940, so for more information about a property or to schedule a private home tour, give us a call at your earliest convenience, or continue reading more about historic homes for sale in Milwaukee below.

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Photo of Listing #1695724

801 S 2nd St 809, Milwaukee

$2,000,000 - 16,381 Sf

MLS® # 1695724

Listed Courtesy of Realty Executives Integrity~NorthShore
Photo of Listing #1676925

2510 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee

$1,700,000 - 9,000 Sf

MLS® # 1676925

Listed Courtesy of Redefined Realty Advisors LLC
Photo of Listing #1688227

518 E Lloyd St -520, Milwaukee


MLS® # 1688227

Listed Courtesy of Renters Warehouse Milwaukee
Photo of Listing #1683805

1855 N Humboldt Ave 1855b/1851-1853, Milwaukee


MLS® # 1683805

Listed Courtesy of Keller Williams Prestige
Photo of Listing #1700481

610 E Pleasant St, Milwaukee


MLS® # 1700481

Listed Courtesy of The Realty Company, LLC
Photo of Listing #1692427

1170 W Windlake Ave, Milwaukee

$1,300,000 - 29,000 Sf

MLS® # 1692427

Listed Courtesy of Vineyard Real Estate, LLC
Photo of Listing #1678860

2659 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee

$1,295,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 8,617 Sf

MLS® # 1678860

Listed Courtesy of First Weber Inc -NPW
Photo of Listing #1701101

2735 N Murray Ave, Milwaukee


MLS® # 1701101

Listed Courtesy of Unlimited Realty Company
Photo of Listing #1681242

2655 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee

$1,249,000 - 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 6,945 Sf

MLS® # 1681242

Listed Courtesy of Mahler Sotheby's International Realty
Photo of Listing #1697260

3444 N Shepard Ave, Milwaukee

$1,095,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,794 Sf

MLS® # 1697260

Listed Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee North Shore
Photo of Listing #1685787

2623 N Wahl Ave, Milwaukee

$1,050,000 - 6 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,392 Sf

MLS® # 1685787

Listed Courtesy of Shorewest Realtors, Inc.
Photo of Listing #1697315

3316 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee

$980,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,347 Sf

MLS® # 1697315

Listed Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee North Shore

Buying an Entry-Level Historic Home in Milwaukee

If you’re looking for a project during your Milwaukee home search, taking a closer look at some of Milwaukee’s oldest homes might be a good place to begin looking for that perfect fixer-upper. If you consider yourself a handy man or woman and are capable of doing a lot of the remodeling work yourself, buying an older historic home in Milwaukee can also save you a whole lot of money during the home buying process, which is why historic homes aren’t a bad option for young and first time home buyers to consider—as long as you do your due diligence and know you’re not buying into a never ending money pit full of unexpected surprises. 

Luxury Historic Homes For Sale in Milwaukee

Also keep in mind that some of Milwaukee’s most expensive homes on the market are historic homes, full of charm, character, and a mixture of modern updates that combine luxury with comfort. Many of Milwaukee’s most spectacular historic houses sit alongside the lakefront, either just north of town in the Upper East Side, or just south of town in the highly-desirable Bayview neighborhood. Look for many of these luxury properties to be priced somewhere between $500,000 and just over $800,000, which should get you a fabulous move-in ready home with plenty of living space and curb appeal that’s off the charts.

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