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Garden Homes Terra Cotta Tour

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Join tile maker, teacher, and historian Ben Tyjeski on a walk about architectural terra cotta and mosaic tile in Garden Homes. Originally one of the premiere neighborhoods for affordable housing in Milwaukee, today the area continues to have some of Milwaukee’s neatest Art Deco buildings.  Tour takes a detailed look at how craftsmen used their hands to shape the built environment.


Saturday Hours
Not offered

Sunday Hours
10 am

90 minutes, 2 miles

Ticket Type
Ticketed ($10)

Wheelchair Accessibility
Fully wheelchair accessible


Masks Requirements

Masks required for all individuals.