Couture

Rinka Chung Architecture Inc.

Milwaukee County leaders are eager to sell the Downtown Transit Center site to the developer of The Couture high-rise project. A parks advocacy group continues to argue that the land must be maintained for public use.

WUWM

While the county board refused to sell O'Donnell Park on Thursday, the board agreed to sell the nearby transit garage, for development of a high-rise.

Rinka Chung Architecture

  A 44-story development proposed for Milwaukee’s lakefront got a boost this week.

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The "shoreline bill" goes before a state Senate committee on Thursday, with an immediate goal of kick-starting a development.

Milwaukee’s skyline could have a distinct new feature in a few years: a 44-story tower. County Executive Chris Abele outlined the plans Wednesday. The building would be located across the street from Discovery World and the northern entrance to Summerfest. As WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl reports, the development would include hotel rooms and housing to meet what planners call a growing demand.