Streetcar MKE Streetcar "The Hop": Astor Street Area

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Astor Street
Hop Stop: Ogden at Astor Street (westbound)
Hop Stop: Ogden at Astor Street (eastbound)
The Hop has two platforms in the E Ogden Ave and N Astor St area: one on the north side of E Ogden Ave for westbound travel; and one on the south side of E Ogden Ave for eastbound travel.

Area Maps: Google / Bing / OpenStreetMap

Dining and Drinks

  • County Clare, 1234 N Astor St: an Irish bar, restaurant, and Inn
  • Monica's, 1228 N Astor St: a neighborhood basement bar and summertime patio; no kitchen
  • The Knick Restaurant, 1030 E Juneau Ave: dining inside the Knickerbocker Hotel
  • The Astor Hotel, 924 E Juneau Ave: hotel, apartments, Astor Bar and Grille; 8-story building, 102.0 feet, 31.1 meters, completed 1920; National Register of Historic Places
  • Fairgrounds Cafe, 1001 N Astor St: craft coffee, tea, and food; a variety of coffees are served here--including local Colectivo, as well as Stumptown, Metropolis, Spyhouse, Halfwit, Frothy Monkey, and others on a rotating basis; it is three blocks south of the Ogden at Astor Hop stop, a pleasant 430-meter walk through a historic district
Shopping Parks / Open Space / Greenspace
  • East Point Commons Dog Park, entrance near 1455 N Marshall St: within private apartment community but open to dog walkers
  • Waverly Place Park, near 1055 E Juneau: triangular small park on the southeast corner of E Juneau Ave and N Waverly Pl
Education Medical Services Personal Services Spiritual
  • First Unitarian Church, 1342 N Astor St: Gothic Revival style; National Register of Historic Places; 1891-2 Gothic Revival; by Ferry and Clas, Milwaukee architects
  • Old Mount Zion New Jerusalem Church, 1527 N Astor St
  • Saint Paul's, 914 E Knapp: architect Edward Townsend Mix; Richardsonian Romanesque style; National Register of Historic Places
  • Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 1100 N Astor St: Architect Edward Townsend Mix; Victorian Gothic exerior; National Register of Historic Places; 1868 Gothic Revival design by E. Townsend Mix, originally as Olivet Congregational Church
  • All Saints Cathedral, 818 E Juneau: Edward Townsend Mix; National Register of Historic Places national signficance; steeple 140.0 feet, 42.7 meters, completed 1891
Astor Street Hotel / Lodging
  • County Clare, 1234 N Astor St: an Irish bar, restaurant, and Inn
  • The Knickerbocker Hotel, 1030 E Juneau Ave: also condos
  • The Astor Hotel, 924 E Juneau Ave: hotel, apartments, Astor Bar and Grille; 8-story building, 102.0 feet, 31.1 meters, completed 1920; National Register of Historic Places
Walks From This Area
  • Walk to Brady Street: From the streetcar stop at E Ogden Ave and N Astor St, you can walk north on N Astor St four blocks (about 580 meters or 7 minutes) to reach E Brady St, a street with many bars, restaurants, shops, and residences
Events Historic Sites
  • First Unitarian Church, 1342 N Astor St: Gothic Revival style; National Register of Historic Places; 1891-2 Gothic Revival; by Ferry and Clas, Milwaukee architects
  • The Astor Hotel, 924 E Juneau Ave: hotel, apartments, Astor Bar and Grille; 8-story building, 102.0 feet, 31.1 meters, completed 1920; National Register of Historic Places
  • Saint Paul's, 914 E Knapp: architect Edward Townsend Mix; Richardsonian Romanesque style; National Register of Historic Places
  • Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 1100 N Astor St: Architect Edward Townsend Mix; Victorian Gothic exerior; National Register of Historic Places; 1868 Gothic Revival design by E. Townsend Mix, originally as Olivet Congregational Church
  • All Saints Cathedral, 818 E Juneau: Edward Townsend Mix; National Register of Historic Places national signficance; steeple 140.0 feet, 42.7 meters, completed 1891
  • Cass-Juneau Street Historic District, historic buildings in area roughly bounded by E. Knapp and Marshall Sts., Juneau Ave., and Van Buren St
  • Abbot Row, 1019 E Ogden Ave: built in 1889 for Edwin Hale Abbot, railroad officer; cooperative ownership since 1924; National Register of Historic Places
  • Buemming House (private home), 1012 E Pleasant St: National Register of Historic Places
Noted Tall Buildings
  • The Astor Hotel, 924 E Juneau Ave: hotel, apartments, Astor Bar and Grille; 8-story building, 102.0 feet, 31.1 meters, completed 1920; National Register of Historic Places
Maps Astor Street Google
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Photos Astor Street

Milwaukee Streetcar platforms at East Ogden and North Astor (under construction, covered by recent snow)

Hop Stop: Ogden at Astor Street (eastbound)

Hop Stop: Ogden at Astor Street (westbound)

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