Downtown, Janesville, WI

Downtown Neighborhood Guide Janesville, WI


Downtown Janesville, Wisconsin is a vibrant neighborhood known for its rich history, cultural offerings, and picturesque views of the Rock River. Its well-preserved architecture hails from the 19th century and is home to numerous shops, restaurants, and galleries. Major roadways that connect Downtown Janesville to other areas include I-90 and Route 26. The nearby Rotary Botanical Gardens and Palmer Park are popular destinations for both residents and visitors.

What You Will Love about downtown, Janesville, Wisconsin

  • You will love the historic atmosphere of Downtown Janesville, with its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and charming local shops.
  • The cultural offerings, from art galleries to theater performances, are second to none.
  • The serene Rock River and its accompanying Riverside Park are perfect for quiet walks or family picnics.
  • Downtown Janesville's diverse dining scene caters to various tastes and preferences.

What’s Nearby

Downtown Janesville is in close proximity to numerous attractions and points of interest. It's just a short drive away from the stunning Rotary Botanical Gardens, which boasts 20 acres of themed gardens. Palmer Park, another nearby gem, offers over 200 acres of recreational space with picnic spots, hiking trails, and a golf course.


Life in Downtown Janesville is a blend of tranquility and vibrancy. Residents enjoy the peaceful riverside living, while also having access to a bustling downtown area filled with cultural, dining, and shopping opportunities. It's a neighborhood that respects its past while eagerly embracing the future.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 34 restaurants, 4 grocery stores, and 10 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

    Janesville Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Cheese Store, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    100 N Main St

    Five Point Grocery & Beverage

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.4 miles

    600 W Milwaukee St

    La Fiesta Mexicana

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    425 S Main St

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

39 Rental properties in Downtown, Janesville, WI.

  • 96 East Apartments property


    96 East Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    550–670 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Signature 23 property


    Signature 23

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    650–1200 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Wall Street Apartments property


    Wall Street Apartments

    2–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    875–1030 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 3733 Bryn Mawr Dr property


    3733 Bryn Mawr Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • 4327 Woodcrest Dr property


    4327 Woodcrest Dr

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 1514 Alden Rd property


    1514 Alden Rd

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Downtown Transportation

walk bike and transit

Wisconsin & Southern Railroad

Train Stop

203 S Pearl St


Downtown Schools