Your Sense of Milwaukee

Please contribute your sense of our city:
Just write three sentences about

What you See in Milwaukee

  • The Lake
  • Downtown Skyline
  • Art Museum
  • Freeway
  • Lake
  • Neighborhoods
  • Snow Falling
  • Old Trees
  • Clean City
  • Lost Youth
  • Snow
  • Snow
  • Parks
  • Freeway mess
  • A sense of community
  • A growing town
  • Potential
  • the Hoan Bridge
  • A lot of history, some of it personal
  • A lot of condos going up in Milwaukee lately
  • the light changing while I wait for the bus
  • Lots of architecture
  • Educational innovations
  • Lots of children out of school
  • Confusion
  • Frustration
  • A lake
  • Often featureless school hallways
  • Hidden neighborhoods not often seen
  • The Soldier’s Home dwarfed by the Stadium
  • Beauty
  • Fun
  • Greatness
  • The lake
  • Activism
  • The festivals
  • Race racism
  • Poverty
  • Children
  • A big lake
  • Lots of cool buildings
  • A city that has lots of creativity bubbling up that nobody expects
  • Lincoln Memorial Drive
  • Oak Leaf Bike Trail
  • Deer in my backyard
  • Industrial city - customers
  • Cultural city - artsy-fartsy
  • Green city - parks, boulevards
  • Beauty
  • Fun
  • Greatness

What do you Hear in Milwaukee

  • Children
  • Sirens
  • Wind
  • About racism
  • lack of Funding
  • its a fun city
  • Sirens
  • Buses
  • Train Whistling
  • Laughter
  • traffic
  • Play Ball
  • My bus, driving past my front door
  • A lot of talk
  • A lot of music
  • Music
  • Cars/Traffic
  • People
  • Traffic Helicopters
  • Morning Doves
  • Kids Playing
  • Cars
  • Kids Playing
  • Buses
  • Traffic
  • Music
  • White Noise
  • Coyotes
  • Laughter
  • Singing
  • Democracy
  • Freezes when I ride my Bike
  • Pain
  • Anger
  • Hope
  • Foghorn by the Lake
  • Rushing Milwaukee River
  • Simple Greetings Friendliness
  • Birds
  • Noise
  • Gunshots

What do you Smell in Milwaukee

  • Beef byproducts
  • Lake
  • Hot asphalt/tar in summer
  • the lake
  • Beer
  • Something weird
  • Good Food fish bread chocolate
  • State Lake Water
  • Beer
  • Tannery
  • State Fair
  • Wisconsin Paperboard
  • Jones Island
  • Yeast
  • Dead alewifes
  • The Spice House
  • The Port of Milwaukee
  • aromas from nearby restaurants
  • Oil sheen
  • Brewery Yeast
  • Warm weather
  • Glass of Wine
  • the Brewery
  • the Lake
  • Coffee Roasting
  • Fresh Air
  • Bakery
  • Stockyards
  • Hops
  • Fresh Mown Grass
  • Damp air/Fog
  • Chlorine in Water
  • the Beach
  • Beer
  • Seaweed
  • Polution
  • Cuisine on Brady St.
  • Lake no longer swimmable
  • Richness of Moisture at the domes
  • Frost
  • Garbage
  • Roses

What do you Taste in Milwaukee

  • Frozen Custard
  • Good Beer
  • Pizza
  • Culture
  • Cheese
  • Water
  • Cheese Cake
  • Bean Pies
  • Beer
  • Cream Puffs
  • Cocoa Chanel
  • Coffee
  • Beer
  • Brats
  • Mediocre Asian food
  • Jimmy John’s
  • Zayna’s Pizza
  • Sometimes the air has a tangible taste, too
  • Riverwest Stein
  • food
  • wine
  • candy
  • Cream Puff
  • Custard
  • Butter Burgers
  • Fish fry
  • Custard
  • Miss Katie’s BBQ
  • Beer
  • Beer
  • Barbeque
  • Tears
  • Mexican Food
  • Sierra Nevada Beer
  • Grease
  • Sausages
  • Ginger
  • Many Beers
  • Mykonos Gyros
  • Ribs
  • Beer battercod
  • Hope

What do you Feel in Milwaukee

  • Soft Summer Breeze
  • Winter Chill
  • People’s hands/shoulders
  • The theatre community
  • Water
  • Peoples Lives
  • Children
  • Elders
  • Flowers/Plants
  • Home
  • Comfortable
  • Safe
  • Flat
  • Like a smartass
  • my kids
  • my car
  • my house
  • Lives of my Family
  • Flowers in Yards
  • Coffee Cups to go
  • Cats roaming the streets
  • Steering Wheel
  • Bushes
  • Material/Textures
  • Child
  • Desk
  • Husband
  • Wife
  • Pillow
  • Rocks
  • Trees
  • People
  • Smooth marble on old buildings
  • sticky ink
  • Rough brick on old building
  • Lives
  • Schools
  • Church
Last edited by JamesCarlson.   Page last modified on March 11, 2005

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