More information on Milwaukee Avenue from Wikipedia:
Milwaukee is a major diagonal street in Chicago, passing through many neighborhoods and many more furniture stores. In addition to the previously mentioned furniture stores there are some bars and restaurants that cater to the hundreds of furniture store employees working nearby.
Milwaukee Avenue is a long street, starting at Kinzie (by the Jewel’s) and continuing through some suburbs and all the way up to Wisconsin, probably.
Milwaukee is a popular route for bicyclists as well as those who can afford cars. The southeastern end of Milwaukee Avenue is reported to be the most heavily bicycled stretch of road in Chicago by those driving.