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Upcoming Open HOUSES

Saturday, May 4th 12 – 2p
Tuesday, May 7th 5 – 7p
Saturday, May 18th 12 – 2p

Tuesday, May 21st 5 – 7p
Sunday, May 26th 12 – 2p
Friday, May 31st 5 – 7p

Journal Commons Style D4 1 Bed Den 1 Bath 12052022 094136
Journal Commons Style C5 1 Bed 1 Bath 11172022 083947
Journal Commons Editors Suite 11172022 084851

Modern Downtown Apartments.
Historic Charm. Amenity-Rich Lifestyle

Journal Commons bring you the best in luxury apartment living with a touch of historic charm. Located in the long-time home of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, you will be living in an integral piece of Milwaukee’s history while enjoying a wide array of modern comforts. 

The Journal Commons building was originally built in 1924 by Frank D. Chase, a notable architect from Chicago Illinois who was known for creating many newspaper and railroad buildings across the country. Journal Commons maintains many aspects of vintage aesthetic dreamed up by Frank D. Chase while updating the space for the modern world to bring you a one-of-a-kind apartment living experience in Downtown Milwaukee. 

Countless stories of life in Milwaukee have been created within the walls of this building over the course of its 98 years, now it’s time for you to begin your story here. 

Welcome to Journal Commons, Downtown Milwaukee's newest luxury apartment community. Offering studio and one-bedroom apartments, your future home awaits!

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Downtown Milwaukee
Apartment Living Begins Here

Discover the convenience of living Downtown when you call Journal Commons home. A community where iconic history and architecture perfectly blend with all of the modern conveniences of a brand-new apartment home. At our Downtown Milwaukee apartments, we offer studio, one- and one-bedroom plus den apartments for rent in various styles. Explore our floor plan options, take a virtual tour, and then schedule your own personal tour.

Featured Apartment Virtual Tours

Take a virtual tour of your future apartment home in Downtown Milwaukee. Journal Commons offers well-appointed studio, one-bedroom, and one-bedroom plus den apartments for rent alongside luxurious amenities to provide you with an exceptional apartment living experience in the Deer District. Take a virtual tour below to get a feel for our modern apartment homes in a historic landmark building and find your perfect apartment Downtown. 


We welcome you to check out Journal Commons. Premium amenities and historic ambiance matched with the perfect location is just the beginning.
Downtown Milwaukee apartment living at its best schedule your tour today to learn more about the opportunity to call Journal Commons home.

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