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Crane over Milwaukee marks BMO Tower’s progress

A 280-foot tower crane stands high above the BMO Tower construction site on Monday in Milwaukee. The new BMO building, being put up on a site that was once home to a 7-story parking lot, will stand next to the bank’s current building near the corner of Milwaukee’s Water and Wells streets.  (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

What's that in the Milwaukee skyline? It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a crane. A 280-foot-tall crane went up this weekend at the site of the BMO Tower, a 25-story office and parking complex under construction at 790 N. Water St., across from city hall in downtown Milwaukee. The crane will be a part of Milwaukee's skyline for the next 18 months as crews work to complete the tower by December 2019.

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