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Northwestern Mutual Tower
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General information
Status Complete
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Groundbreaking August 26, 2014
Completed August 2017
Client Northwestern Mutual
Height 550 feet (170 m)
Technical details
Floor count 32
Floor area 659,505 sq ft (61,270.0 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Pickard Chilton

The Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons is a 550-foot, 32-story skyscraper in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On September 25, 2013, Northwestern Mutual unveiled the design for its new office tower. The company's former 16-story building was demolished to make room for the new tower. The new tower was completed in 2017 at an estimated cost of $450 million. The grand opening was on August 21, 2017.

At 550 feet (170 m), the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons is the second-tallest building in Milwaukee.

In October 2015, Northwestern Mutual announced plans to build a 34-story residential tower with retail and parking in downtown Milwaukee. 7Seventy7 was completed in 2018.

Northwestern Mutual East Tower, Milwaukee
The Northwestern Mutual East Tower was demolished for the new tower in 2014
Preceded by
100 East Wisconsin
2nd Tallest building in Milwaukee
Succeeded by
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