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Washington Highlands

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

About the Community

The Washington Highlands neighborhood of Wauwatosa, known for its tree-lined streets and rich history, was designed by famous German city planner Dr. Werner Hegemann in 1916. The neighborhood spans from North 68th Street to North 60th Street between West Lloyd Street and Milwaukee Avenue. Washington Highlands boasts beautiful parks, a variety of housing options, and quiet roads, perfect for raising a family. This neighborhood is known to be one of the most desirable residential areas in Wisconsin.

Known for the stately and unique homes in the area, residences typically combine new renovations with historic charm. Homes in the area typically range from $350,000 to $750,000, with an average of 3 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 5 bathrooms. There are a variety of residence types that make up the 375 homes in Washington Highlands, including Craftsman, Prairie Style, Colonial Revival, and Victorian.


Washington Highlands is located in the eastern part of Wauwatosa, so students are served by many of the schools that make up the Wauwatosa School District. Both Lincoln Elementary School and Tosa East High School are located within walking distance from Washington Highlands.

Private schools in the area include:


If you liked what you’ve heard so far about Wauwatosa in general and Washington Highlands 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 Washington Highlands home, make sure to contact us!


Washington Highlands is surrounded by endless outdoor recreational opportunities and family activities to explore. Within 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

There are also endless opportunities to get involved in the Washington Highland’s community and the surrounding Wauwatosa area, such as:

  • Wauwatosa Woman’s Club
  • Wauwatosa Rotary Club
  • Wauwatosa Lions Club
  • Wauwatosa Swim Club
  • Washington Highlands Historic Preservation Corporation
  • Washington Homes Association