ABOUT VILLARD AVENUE BID
Empowering Businesses & Strengthening Commercial Corridors
Established in 1997, the Villard Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) #19 is located on Villard Avenue from N 29th Street to N 42nd Street. The boundaries also include buildings on key side streets that intersect with Villard Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets. With an average daily traffic count of 13,400 vehicles, the Villard Avenue BID #19 is home to 110 commercial business parcels with abundant opportunity for new investment. Residents and visitors enjoy the convenience of our national franchises such as CVS Pharmacy, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Cousins Subs, and McDonald’s.
Our public amenities such as the Villard Square Library, Smith Park, and the ArtHaus, attract patrons to Villard Avenue supporting local businesses. For both the residents that call Milwaukee home, and families that enjoy the amenities that urban main streets offer, the Villard Avenue BID #19 boasts blocks of walkable streets, in a community with a wide range and mix of commercial use. We are undergoing strategic revitalization and support our businesses in many ways. We partner with business owners to ensure they are operating at their fullest potential. Villard Avenue BID #19 is committed to supporting and promoting our district and advertising our businesses.