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East of Oakland

Shorewood, Wisconsin

About the Community

Located in the North Shore part of the Greater Milwaukee area, in the community of Shorewood, East of Oakland is a mature neighborhood made up of homes built from the 1920s to the 1950s. These homes reflect an array of architectural styles, including Provincial Tudor, Colonials, Cape Cod, Mid-Century Modern, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow.

Regardless of which home style they choose within the East of Oakland neighborhood, residents in this remarkable neighborhood are always within just a short distance of such amenities as Atwater Park, numerous Shorewood restaurants, Lake Michigan, grocery stores, community theater, retail stores, and boutiques. In fact, East of Oakland's easy walkability is one of the top reasons why Milwaukee area residents decide to relocate here.

East of Oakland is an incredible residential community that offers home buyers an array of homes from which to choose. These homes are generally priced anywhere form $200,000 to upwards of $3 million and can range from 1,100–6,000 square feet. Many of the homes in this Shorewood neighborhood feature 2–7 bedrooms and 1–7.5 baths.


Another draw of the East of Oakland neighborhood is that it's near several well-respected nursery schools, public schools, and private schools. Nursery schools in the area include Bright Beginnings, and the Jewish Community Center.

Meanwhile, public schools in the area include Lake Bluff Elementary School, Atwater Elementary School, Shorewood Intermediate School, and Shorewood High School

There are also a number of award-winning private schools in the area, including Holy Family Catholic School, Dominican High School, University School, Saint Roberts Catholic Elementary School, Marquette University High School (all boys), or Divine Savior Holy Angels (all girls).


Just like in nearby Whitefish Bay, the community of Shorewood boasts an extremely strong sense of community. In fact, there seems to be a community group for every interest! These include the Shorewood Civic Foundation, Shorewood Players, and North Shore Junior Women’s Club.