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Milwaukee Lakefront Gateway Project:
Private Sector Development

The larger Lakefront Gateway Project has three (3) main components:

Public Spaces, Streets and Highways, and Private Sector Development Sites.

Component - Private Sector Development


Northwestern Mutual Project


*Image courtesy Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has announced a major project for their downtown campus. A new office tower will rise in place of one their existing office buildings. In conjunction with this project, a new Tax Incremental Financing District has been created, of which a portion of its funds will help to pay for Lakefront Gateway improvements.


833 East Michigan Office Building


833 East Michigan Street is a 358,000 square foot, 17 story Class A office building that has begun construction. The building will be LEED certified, connected to the US Bank Galleria by skywalk, include 444 parking spaces, and a have a first floor restaurant on Michigan Street.
Please visit their website for more information:


Transit Center Redevelopment


Proposed for the site of the existing Milwaukee County Transit Center is the “Couture”, a 44 story, mixed use development, including 302 apartments, retail, parking and a transit center that includes the Milwaukee Streetcar.


South of Clybourn Development Site


The interstate Lincoln Memorial Drive on and off ramps will “tuck under” the existing fly-over ramps connecting the Hoan to 794 (east-west). As a result of the ramp relocation, a new building site is being created where the ramps and surface parking lots now exist in the northern part of the Lake Interchange.