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Sep 7, 2023

Rising Couture represents Milwaukee on the upswing

National construction union representatives got to see the new tower firsthand.

Aug 22, 2023

The Hop streetcar will debut newest service route in fall with limited service

New line will connect to Milwaukee lakefront and run on Sundays to avoid heavy construction at the Couture site.

Milwaukee streetcar
Jul 24, 2023

BUILDING BLOCKS: The Hop Milwaukee streetcar track expansion

Kiewit Corporation, HNTB and raSmith are all taking part in the streetcar expansion project.

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson
Jul 19, 2023

Pushing for city expansion, Mayor says Milwaukee is ripe for development

Milwaukee has rapidly transformed over the recent years. Mayor Cavalier Johnson said “getting to yes” with business was key.

Oct 28, 2022

Six projects that changed Milwaukee’s skyline in 2022

Despite inflation, supply chain issues and a tightly squeezed labor pool, building continues along Milwaukee’s waterfront to alter the city’s landscape.

Oct 21, 2022

Couture tower begins to rise (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Drone photos are out as crews get ready to pour foundational concrete and construct the building core of the long-awaited Couture.

Sep 27, 2022

Crews pour concrete at Couture site for incoming public transportation terminal

Construction crews poured 600 yards of concrete Tuesday morning at The Couture site in downtown Milwaukee to serve as a base for a public transit terminal. 

Mortenson Construction Cost Index
Feb 3, 2022

Crane rises at Couture site as project heads toward missing key federal deadline

Construction crews this week set up a crane needed for the Couture high-rise tower in downtown Milwaukee even as the project appears headed toward missing a deadline for the completion of a first-floor transit hub paid for with federal money.

Nov 22, 2021

Pile driving starts to provide support for Couture high-rise tower

Construction crews are making headway on downtown Milwaukee's Couture high-rise, which will be the largest residential tower in the state when it's completed.

May 11, 2021

Wisconsin’s tallest housing tower, The Couture, gets underway in Milwaukee

Crews formally broke ground on Tuesday on the Couture high-rise project, a 44-story tower that will eventually overlook Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee after being in the works for nearly a decade.

May 10, 2021

Couture to break ground Tuesday

The long-awaited Couture 44-story skyscraper will officially break ground on Tuesday as Barrett | Lo Visionary Development and general contractor Findorff begin to move equipment onto the construction site.

May 3, 2021

HUD closes on financing for $188M Couture project, construction to start this week (UPDATE)

With a federal loan approved, construction is scheduled to begin this week on the Couture high-rise project in downtown Milwaukee after nearly a decade of planning and delays.


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