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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

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.[4][5] The grand opening was on August 21, 2017.

Northwestern Mutual Tower
Northwestern Mutual Tower.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Groundbreaking August 26, 2014[1]
Completed August 2017
Client Northwestern Mutual
Height 550 feet (170 m)
Technical details
Floor count 32
Floor area 1,500,000 feet (460,000 m)
Design and construction
Architect Pickard Chilton

At 550 feet (170 m),[6] 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.


The Northwestern Mutual East Tower was demolished for the new tower

Preceded by
100 East Wisconsin
2nd Tallest building in Milwaukee
Succeeded by