noted by author and historian Ellen D. Langill, Manitowoc
County continues to be one of Wisconsin's most scenic and
viable places to live.
You will find nearly every style of home in Manitowoc/Two
Rivers, from tidy starter homes to large, historic homes which
remain as sentinels to a storied past. This diverse blend
of housing styles is the foundation for civic organizations
and activities, many of which are based in tree-lined neighborhoods.
Economic development success has spawned the growth of residential
areas and construction of new homes. That same success has
spurred quality apartment living, popular with working families
and young professionals.
Homes in the Manitowoc/Two Rivers area provide a nice blend
of the classic and the modern. Your taste in homes won't limit
your choice of neighborhoods because home styles and sizes
blend throughout the city. If you are looking for a quiet
neighborhood, close to schools, churches and shopping, almost
any home fills the bill. Many times, these are within walking
If your tastes are more contemporary, Cape Cod style and split-level
homes offer a special atmosphere without the maintenance of
an estate. Many properties in town feature mature hardwood
trees, which provide shade in the summer and let the warm
sun through in autumn and winter. Rural home sites, often
with farms or forest lands, are available.
Retired residents are a valuable asset to any community and
Manitowoc/Two Rivers has housing options specially designed
around the retired lifestyle. Those retirement villages offer
apartment units, special security, assisted-living programs
and many other amenities.
Throughout the community, friendly neighbors add special warmth
to the feeling of coming home, a feeling experienced by newcomers
and long-term residents alike.
development success has spawned the growth of residential
areas and construction of new homes. That same success
has spurred quality apartment living, popular with working
families and young professionals.