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September 26, 2013

Northwestern Mutual tower designer describes links to Art Museum

Northwestern Mutualâ;€™s new tower is intended to be a new landmark, and its design interacts with the Milwaukee Art Museum, the cityâ;€™s current architectural flagship, in two subtle ways, according to designer Jon Pickard.

They are two different animals, with Northwestern Mutualâ;€™s building planned to stand 30 stories taller than Santiago Calatravaâ;€™s design for the Milwaukee Art Museum pavilion, Pickard said. However both have nautical elements, he said.â;€Âoe;One of the gentlemen earlier referredâ;€¦;

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