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Seek Out a Great House for Rent in Wauwatosa, WI

The city of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, borders Milwaukee to the west, effectively extending the midtown district with its own unique set of neighborhoods and attractions. Homes for rent in Wauwatosa are within minutes of such famous Milwaukee landmarks as the Milwaukee County Zoo, Innovation Park and Washington Park. However, the suburb is also home to a series of comfortable residential areas that have helped make it one of the most popular areas in Milwaukee.

In fact, the early zoning ordinances and the cozy neighborhoods in Wauwatosa have earned the municipality the nickname "City of Homes." Today, those with rentals in the area are greeted by a city that offers history, nature and a variety of local events that draw people from an assortment of backgrounds to the community.

Historical Attractions Near Wauwatosa Rental Homes

Wauwatosa Township was first settled in 1835, when the settler Charles Hart built the community's first house on Harwood Avenue. Houses for rent in the city are nestled beside some of Wauwatosa's most treasured historical buildings and zones. The Little Red Store, which was built as a home in 1854 and later used as a grocery store, post office, railroad depot and library, still stands in the downtown village. Other attractions include the Washington Highlands Historic District, designed in 1916, and the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Recreation for Wauwatosa Renters

Today, nearly 46,000 residents and numerous visitors enjoy the city's many entertainment options, ranging from outdoor activities to a variety of community celebrations. Some rentals in Wauwatosa are positioned in a part of the Menomonee River Valley that houses swarms of fireflies in the summer, a spectacle that resulted in the city's name, which is the Potawatomi word for firefly. In addition, residents are invited to attend the local farmers market between May and October, the Concerts at Hart Park summer series, the Village Green Street Fair and the Chillin' on the Avenue event, which is held each July.

Explore rentals in the Wauwatosa  neighborhood of Milwaukee. Rentals.com offers listings of Wauwatosa homes, photos, floorplans, maps and neighborhood information.

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Whitnall Pointe

Whitnall Pointe

Franklin, WI 53132 (9.04 miles)

Price: $730-$1,000

(414) 973-8313

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1½

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The Reserve At Wauwatosa Village

The Reserve At Wauwatosa Village

Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (1.03 miles)

Price: $1,045-$1,800

(414) 465-2168

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Furnished Studio - Milwaukee

Furnished Studio - Milwaukee

Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (2.31 miles)

Price: From $1,100

(414) 409-7350

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Amazing Wauwatosa Single Family Home

Amazing Wauwatosa Single Family Home

Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (0.56 miles) (#1604750)

Price: $1,100

(866) 637-4940

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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The Enclave Luxury Apartments

The Enclave Luxury Apartments

Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (0.92 miles)

Price: From $930

(414) 326-4003

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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1600 Tosa

1600 Tosa

Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (2.44 miles)

Price: $975-$1,400

(414) 973-8294

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Two Bedroom W/ Eat -In Kitchen

Two Bedroom W/ Eat -In Kitchen

Milwaukee, WI 53225 (5.79 miles) (#1607606)

Price: $695

(855) 534-3142

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
2 Bedroom Upper - Washington Heights

2 Bedroom Upper - Washington Heights

Milwaukee, WI 53208 (1.36 miles) (#1606390)

Price: $825

(877) 232-3081

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
Remodeled Milwaukee (Riverwest) 2 Bedroom - 1 bath

Remodeled Milwaukee (Riverwest) 2 Bedroom - 1 bath

Milwaukee, WI 53212 (5.56 miles) (#1601813)

Price: $1,175

(877) 480-8728

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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Remodeled Milwaukee (Riverwest) 2 bedroom - 1 bath

Remodeled Milwaukee (Riverwest) 2 bedroom - 1 bath

Milwaukee, WI 53212 (5.56 miles) (#1601814)

Price: $935

(877) 476-3891

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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Spacious 3 bdrm, 2 bath SFH w/appliances & 2 car g

Spacious 3 bdrm, 2 bath SFH w/appliances & 2 car g

Milwaukee, WI 53219 (4.11 miles) (#1606391)

Price: $1,250

(877) 622-3918

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
Beautifully Maintained 2 Bedroom Units - 4 Family

Beautifully Maintained 2 Bedroom Units - 4 Family

Milwaukee, WI 53222 (1.98 miles) (#1604765)

Price: $650

(888) 787-0734

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
72nd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm Upper Apt w/Appliances

72nd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm Upper Apt w/Appliances

Milwaukee, WI 53210 (1.82 miles) (#1604714)

Price: $595

(888) 742-7847

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
2 Bdrm Apt w/Appliances

2 Bdrm Apt w/Appliances

Milwaukee, WI 53210 (1.82 miles) (#1595727)

Price: $595

(855) 769-6896

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
Spacious & warm 4 bedroom colonial Elm Grove home

Spacious & warm 4 bedroom colonial Elm Grove home

Elm Grove, WI 53122 (3.39 miles) (#1584669)

Price: $3,500

(877) 425-1936

Beds: 4, Baths: 3

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73rd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm lower apt w/appliances

73rd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm lower apt w/appliances

Milwaukee, WI 53210 (1.82 miles) (#1588439)

Price: $595

(888) 297-4624

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
2 Bdrm Lower w/Appliances

2 Bdrm Lower w/Appliances

Milwaukee, WI 53210 (1.82 miles) (#1588438)

Price: $595

(855) 387-4332

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
73rd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm, Lower Apt w/Appliances

73rd & Burleigh - 2 bdrm, Lower Apt w/Appliances

Milwaukee, WI 53210 (1.82 miles) (#1604715)

Price: $595

(866) 485-8294

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Southeast Wisconsin
The Moderne

The Moderne

Milwaukee, WI 53203 (4.68 miles)

Price: $1,340-$4,500

(414) 409-7833

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Heritage Village Apartments - Greenfield, WI

Heritage Village Apartments - Greenfield, WI

Milwaukee, WI 53220 (6.71 miles)

Price: $775-$1,000

(608) 318-4088

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Whitnall Pointe

Whitnall Pointe

Franklin, WI 53132 (9.04 miles)

Price: $730-$1,000

(414) 973-8313

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials

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