Your guide to 2022 home tours in Milwaukee and Wisconsin

Here is a list of home tours in Milwaukee and around Wisconsin scheduled for this year. Some might not have all their tour information on their websites yet, so watch for updates or changes.

Also watch for additional tours in the home and garden calendar at jsonline.com/life.

May

Spaces & Traces 2022

Downtown, Third Ward, Westown and Yankee Hill, organized by Historic Milwaukee. Guided tours of restored and newly constructed apartments, condos, hotels, commercial spaces. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7. Tickets are $20 for members of Historic Milwaukee, $25 for non-members, $10 for volunteers.

Three virtual lectures are included in the ticket price. One is by historian John Gurda, who will talk about neighborhoods on the tour at 6 p.m. May 2. At 5:30 p.m. May 4, Lafayette Crump, Milwaukee commissioner of city development, will discuss efforts to update the downtown plan. At 6 p.m. May 9, developer Juli Kaufmann and architect Patrick Jones will talk about how they renovated the Dubbel Dutch hotel. 

For tickets and more information, see historicmilwaukee.org or call (414) 277-7795.

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June

One of the houses on the Historic Concordia Home Tour on June 18, themed Milwaukee in the Gilded Age.

Historic Concordia Home Tour

Milwaukee in the Gilded Age: A tour of about 10 homes and some gardens in the western part of the Concordia neighborhood. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18. Advance tickets are $17. Tickets day of tour are $20. There will be food, music and beer tastings from local breweries. Tour starts at Potawatomi Wgema at North 33rd Street and West Kilbourn Avenue. For more information, see hcni.org.

This room with floor to ceiling windows has a picturesque view of Lake Michigan. It will be the  breakfast room at Andy Nunemaker's house (the former UWM Alumni House).

Showhouse for a Cure

The 2022 Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse: June 4 to June 19. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. It will be at the former UWM Alumni House, 3230 E. Kenwood Blvd. The home, now a single family home, is on the state Register of Historic Places. All three floors will be designed by more than 35 interior decorators. Some portions of the home’s sunken garden also will be open for the tour.