Welcome to Appleton, Wisconsin's
Historic Old Third Ward


Ellen Kort Peace Park Concept Plan

This project is the conceptual phase for placing ideas and plans on paper and creating a budget for the project. The next phase will be in 2018 to develop design, details, and documents to build the project. Then phase 3 will be to implement the first endeavor of the park in 2019. The plans below were developed by the firm Lunde-Williams. They will be preparing a final plan and estimate for the City of Appleton and Parks and Recreation. You can contact Dan Williams at dan@lundewilliams.com.



Jones Park Information Session

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 8:00 PM
Location: City Hall
100 North Appleton Street, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6 A/B
Appleton, WI 54911
Continuous public input and survey response forms. Representatives from Zimmerman Architectural Studios, MSA and the City of Appleton will be available to solicit feedback, input and comments on proposed improvements and renovations to Jones Park.

If you cannot attend the Open Houses please feel free to email your comments to: aprd@appleton.org or mail them to the City of Appleton, Park Planning, 1819 East Witzke Boulevard, Appleton, WI 54911.


OTW Facebook Group

Did you know the Old Third Ward has a Facebook group? It's called Appleton Old Third Ward. Anyone interested in communicating with OTW residents or aficionados can join the group. You'll be notified of posts from other group members and you can post yourself. Do you have historic OTW photos? Is there a photo you can't identify? Crowdsource! Post it! How about recipes, gardening ideas, anything you think would be of interest to the group.


Fall 2016 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Old Third Ward Neighborhood Association newsletter has been posted. Please Contact the Old Third Ward with any comments or questions.


July Meeting Minutes Now Posted

Minutes for the July, 2016 OTW Board meeting, July 24, 2016 are now available. If you have any comments or questions, please contact the Old Third Ward. Find out what's happening in Our Neighborhood! Check out the Event Calendar


The Old Third Ward Neighborhood Association provides scholarships to high school students who wish to pursue studies in historic preservation, urban planning, local history and other related subjects. The Association also brings the neighborhood together for an annual dinner (in January) and an end-of-summer picnic (in September.) We also maintain the Old Third Ward Website, publish a popular walking tour brochure of the area, and stage periodic home tours. Please help the Association continue these worthy practices. The Old Third Ward Neighborhood Association is a private nonprofit corporation.