Streetcar MKE Streetcar "The Hop": Cathedral Square Area

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Cathedral Square
The Hop Streetcar in Milwaukee at Its Cathedral Square Stop for an Open House
The Hop has one platform with two boarding areas at Cathedral Square. The platform is in the median of E Kilbourn Ave, west of N Van Buren St. For eastbound/northbound travel, board near the south-facing platform. For westbound/southbound travel, board near the north-facing platform.

Area Maps: Google / Bing / OpenStreetMap

Dining and Drinks

Shopping Museum
  • Grohmann Museum, 1000 N Broadway: Man at Work Art Collection, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Parks / Open Space / Greenspace
  • Cathedral Square Park: a county park outside St John's Cathedral; formerly called Courthouse Square from 1836 to 1939 as the site of Milwaukee County's first courthouse on the north end; presently site of numerous festivals, concerts, special displays, and farmer's markets
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering - MSOE Athletic Field, 1025 N Milwaukee: playing field for MSOE community members only, but you can watch softball and other games that may take place here from time to time; a pleasant walk along William E Coakley Walkway to/from the Jefferson walkway west of Juneau Village to/from Broadway
Education Medical Services Media Personal Services Spiritual
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N Jackson St: the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; National Register of Historic Places with state significance; bell tower 195.0 feet, 59.4 meters, completed 1853
Cathedral Square Hotel / Lodging
  • Dubbel Dutch, 817-819 N Marshall St: historic boutique hotel in 1898 double-sided house; Space Time Coffee in the mornings
Business, Mailing, or Printing Services Financial Services Coworking Space
  • Expansive Workspace, 790 N Milwaukee St: private offices, suites, coworking space, virtual office, meeting rooms
Events
  • Gallery Night MKE a quarterly celebration of art
  • Doors Open Milwaukee, an annual celebration of architecture, places, culture, and history involving more than 170 sites
  • mke Downtown events; includes Downtown Dining Week, Sculpture Milwaukee, Holiday Lights Festival, and more
  • Bastille Days, Annually in Cathedral Square Park: enjoy music, food, and fun in a French-themed street festival during several days in July; The Hop operates to its Cathedral Square stop right inside the festival grounds
  • Cathedral Square Market, Seasonally Saturdays in Cathedral Square Park: shop a variety of produce, crafts,foods, and entertainment on Saturdays during mid-June to mid-October
  • East Town Events various events throughout the year including the popular Jazz in the Park Thursday nights from late May to August
Historic Sites
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N Jackson St: the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; National Register of Historic Places with state significance; bell tower 195.0 feet, 59.4 meters, completed 1853
  • Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall, 1025 N Milwaukee St: Milwaukee School of Engineering; this artificial intelligence research center opened in 2019 marks Milwaukee's entry into the fourth industrial revolution
  • Woman's Club of Wisconsin, 813 E Kilbourn Ave: civic and social club; also called Atheneum; Victorian Gothic style built in 1887; National Register of Historic Places national significance
  • Cass-Wells Historic District, near 801 N Cass St: structures along East Wells and North Cass; 712, 718, and 724 E Wells St and 801, 809, 815, 819, and 823 N Cass St; National Register of Historic Places
  • Masonic Center (former), 790 N Van Buren St: formerly Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic center; has a 350-seat auditorium; formerly Wisconsin Consistory Building; National Register of Historic Places
Noted Tall Buildings
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N Jackson St: the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; National Register of Historic Places with state significance; bell tower 195.0 feet, 59.4 meters, completed 1853
  • Cathedral Square Building, 788 N Jefferson St : 8-story building, 101.9 feet, 31.1 meters, completed 1968
  • Cathedral Place, 555 E Wells St: 19-story building, 266.3 feet, 81.2 meters, completed 2004
  • 7Seventy7, 777 N Van Buren St: 34-story multi-use building, 387.0 feet, 118.0 meters, completed 2018; about a 400 meter walk from the Cathedral Square streetcar platform
Maps Cathedral Square Google
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Photos Cathedral Square

Jazz in the Park

Holiday Lights at Twilight, Cathedral Square

Hop Stop: Cathedral Square (both east and west bound)

MKE Photo Album Album

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