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The Moderne

Mar 26, 2015

Pour it on: Northwestern Mutual to start 27-hour project

As contractors prepare a 27-hour concrete pour to lay the foundation for the 1.1 million-square-foot Northwestern Mutual tower, significant coordination will have preceded their activity.

Jun 20, 2012

Easing the pane

Jeff Paar (from left), Nathan Lovas and Frank Vassar, all with the Pewaukee office of Madison based Klein-Dickert Co. Inc. and all members of the Glaziers, Architectural Metal Workers & Glassworkers Union, Local 1204, set the final two windows on the 30th floor of The Mod[...]

May 14, 2012

Findorff, Barrett meet EBE rules on Moderne project

Barrett Visionary Development and J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. met all Emerging Business Enterprise and Resident Preference Program set-asides on The Moderne in 2011, according to a Department of City Development report.

Feb 28, 2012

Reaching the top

John Beier guides a hopper loaded with cement into position Tuesday while pouring the mechanical penthouse over the 30th floor of the Moderne in Milwaukee.

Jan 27, 2012

Rise and fall

The sun sets Tuesday over The Moderne under construction in Milwaukee.

Jan 5, 2012

Going up

Steve Podevels of Best Erectors Inc., Milwaukee, makes final adjustments on recently installed doors on the 11th floor of the Moderne on Dec. 13 in Milwaukee.

Nov 30, 2011

Condo bill targets developers

A proposal to triple the length of condominium warranties is raising fears that a parade of frivolous repair claims will trample developers.

Oct 20, 2011

Ties that bind

Jerry Nelson of Chilstrom Erecting Corp., West Milwaukee, ties rebar while preparing for a pour that will make up the 18th level of The Moderne on Oct. 12 in Milwaukee.

Aug 26, 2011

Apartment market on the rise in Milwaukee

When the Milwaukee Common Council in July approved a $4.6 million loan to help pay for the second phase of the North End apartments, city officials praised the complex as a cornerstone of the city's riverfront redevelopment.

Aug 15, 2011

Pouring it on

[caption id="attachment_72905" align="alignnone" width="635" caption="A crew (below) with J.H. Findorff & Son Inc., Madison, finishes a concrete pour on the ninth level of The Moderne on Friday in Milwaukee. Kory Danielson (above), an employee of Chilstrom Erecting Corp., West Milwaukee, and a member of Iron Workers Local 8, ties rebar for a column while preparing for the pour. J.H. Findorff i[...]

Jul 11, 2011

Concealed-carry could change face of commercial leases

By Jack Zemlicka Wisconsin’s legalization of carrying concealed weapons could lead to more businesses pulling the trigger on commercial leases. While developers and property owners are figuring out what the […]

Jul 5, 2011

Pour start

[caption id="attachment_71117" align="alignnone" width="451" caption="Jeff Meiklejohn (above) and Jason Reid (below), employees of J.H. Findorff & Son Inc., Madison, prepare for a concrete pour on the site of The Moderne on Thursday. The Moderne, a 30-story, $55.2 million housing project, will take about two years to complete. (Staff photos by Kevin Harnack)"][/caption]


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