Bay view is a unique neighborhood in milwaukee known for its love and pride in our community. From music to food, we are connecting neighbors for a better bay view every single day. 

   Traveling to Bay View:  

  • By Air:  Bay View is a neighborhood on the south side of the City of Milwaukee.  General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is just south of us, and is accessible by public transportation, taxis, and other ride share services.   
  • By Public Transportation:  Milwaukee County Transit System has multiple buses that service the Bay View neighborhood including the Green Line that offers express service from the Airport to Downtown.
  • By Bicycle:  Bublr Bikes has a station located at Kinnickinnic Ave. and Ward St.  Bay View is along the Milwaukee County Parks Oak Leaf Trail that has paved paths along the Lakefront with access to Downtown
  • By Boat:  South Shore Yacht Club (a business member of the Bay View Neighborhood Association) offers a wonderful Harbor of Hospitality for sailors and power boaters alike!  Transient slips are available to visiting yacht club members with reciprocity privileges. 



  • The Muse Gallery Guesthouse (a business member of the Bay View Neighborhood Association) is a beautiful bed and breakfast located near the heart of KK and Lincoln Aves.  Mary Ellen and Andrew will make sure you are well cared for! 
  • Kinn Guesthouse is the newest Microhotel located on KK Ave.  
  • AirBnB has several Bay View outlets, including full houses and studios.
  • Many chain hotels are located both Downtown and near the Airport.


The fox is the unofficial mascot of Bay View to honor our furry friends that live on the lake. 

   Dining and Drinks:

There is so much to do in Bay View, so here is a sample of the places to eat and drink while you are here!  But don't just make one stop...there are great places all over.  All you have to do is explore!

Local Government

City of Milwaukee

200 E. Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: (414) 286-2150
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday

Mayor Tom Barrett

Phone: 414-286-2200
Fax: 414-286-3191

Alderman Tony Zielinski (14th District)

Office: (414) 286-3769
Home: (414) 744-1802
After hours: (414) 286-2150

Milwaukee County Board Of Supervisors

Milwaukee County Courthouse
901 North 9th Street, RM 201, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Marina Dimitrijevic (4th District)

Phone: 414-278-4222

Jason Haas (14th District)

Phone: 414-278-4222

Pet Ordinances

Pets not confined to the owner's property or vehicle must be on a leash not more than 6 ft in length.

Citizens can report at-large animals by calling the Dept. of Neighborhood Services at 414-286-2268. The complainant must supply their name and address and give the address of the owner along with the time and date of the violation.

Stray animals should be reported to Milwaukee Domestic Animal Control at 414-649-8640.

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