City approval allows Couture tower construction to begin

A rezoning for the Couture apartment high-rise on the downtown Milwaukee lakefront gained a final stamp of approval Tuesday from Milwaukee aldermen.

The 44-story building by Barrett Lo Visionary Development will begin construction later this year at East Michigan Street and North Lincoln Memorial Drive, where the Downtown Transit Center was recently torn down. The project will have 312 apartments in a tower that will stand upon a three-story building base. That base will have a transit center with stations for the streetcar and bus rapid transit services. It also would have a two-floor grocery store, restaurants, parking structure and public rooftop garden....

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