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Historic Heights

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

About the Community

Located just north of the stunning Menomonee River and the Oak Leaf Trail, Historic Heights encompasses an approximate area from the Menomonee River Parkway as the southern and eastern border, north to just past Hillcrest Drive, and west of Wauwatosa Avenue. Historic Heights boasts gorgeous parks, homes with plenty of square feet, perfect for raising a family, as well as proximity to wonderful schools.

Homes in Historic Heights typically range from $250,000 to $400,000, with an average of 2 to 6 bedrooms and 1 to 4 bathrooms. Known for the amount of character, in combination with many renovations, homes in this neighborhood are very sought after. There are a variety of residence types found here that are ideal for raising a growing family, such as:

  • Colonial
  • Townhouse
  • Bungalow


Lincoln Elementary School is located within the borders of Historic Heights, while Longfellow Middle School and East High School are just a short walk away. Other possible schools to attend include:

In the surrounding area, many private schools can be found, such as:


If you liked what you’ve heard so far about Wauwatosa in general and Historic Heights specifically, then contact me, Suzanne Powers and my team of Wauwatosa experts, today! We’ll provide you with excellent service throughout the home-buying process by offering expert advice as well as helpful resources.

If you’re thinking about selling your Historic Heights home, make sure to contact us as well!


Endless outdoor recreational opportunities and fun family activities are found in and around of Historic Heights. Within just a few miles of the neighborhood, residents will enjoy:

  • The Menomonee River Parkway
  • Charles C Jacobus Park
  • Doyne Park Golf Course
  • Wick Playground
  • The Urban Ecology Center: Washington Park
  • The Milwaukee County Zoo
  • Tosa Pool at Hoyt Park
  • Blue Mound Country Club
  • Currie Park
  • Hart Park
  • Multiple local restaurants

The Historic Heights Neighborhood Association plans many community events for neighbors to interact and have fun. Whether you are with your family at the famous HHNA summer party, attending a meeting of book club, or hosting a TGIF party, there will always be many fun activities for both you and your family to enjoy. Other associations to join in the surrounding area include:

  • Wauwatosa Woman’s Club
  • Wauwatosa Rotary Club
  • Wauwatosa Lions Club
  • Wauwatosa Swim Club
  • Historic Heights Neighborhood Association