Shorewood’s many unique and desirable attributes make it a true gem of a community. The Village was established in 1900 as the Village of East Milwaukee. The Village was renamed the Village of Shorewood in 1917 and covers a small geographical space, measuring only a mile by a mile-and-a-half. With just over 13,000 residents today, Shorewood is the densest community in the state. This urban village is walkable, bike-friendly and architecturally diverse. When you live here, you’re close to everything — the lake, the city of Milwaukee, a major university, a school district known and recognized for excellence, the businesses that have what you need, bike trails, parks — and friendly, well-educated neighbors who care deeply about their community and are quick to volunteer their time and talents to make Shorewood the best possible place to live, work, and play.
Learn more at www.villageofshorewood.org
Courtesy of the Village of Shorewood.