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Milwaukee’s first mass timber building uses treated lumber, not steel, for its frame

The Timber Lofts development combines new construction with a historic former industrial building. (Tom Daykin/The Journal Sentinel)

When the developer Ann Pieper Eisenbrown decided to use specially treated lumber, instead of steel and concrete, for her new apartment building in Milwaukee's Walker's Point neighborhood, she was mostly thinking about the environment.

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