Building Info

BMO Harris Bank Building
  • Address:
    770 N. Water St.
  • Taxkeys:
    3920707111, 3922991000
  • Architect:
    Grassold, Johnson, Wagner & Isley
  • Status:
  • Assessed Value (Land):
    $2,380,900
  • Assessed Value (Improvements):
    $8,228,100
  • Assessed Value (Total):
    $10,609,000
  • Assesment Year:
    2020
  • Year Built:

Former Wisconsin headquarters of BMO Harris Bank. Sold to Irgens Partners as part of the development of BMO Tower on the site of the building’s former parking garage.

The building and parking garage were originally built by M&I Bank as the bank’s headquarters. M&I was acquired by BMO Harris in 2011.

After considering various uses, Irgens unveiled a plan in 2021 to redevelop the building into 231 apartments with first-floor commercial space.

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PWOP-19-020002019/10/17Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWOP-19-019202019/10/11Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWOP-19-019192019/10/11Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
ELEC-19-068992019/10/04Permit
Electrical Permit
MBC-19-000032019/09/13Permit
Masonry Building Cleaning
PWOP-19-012822019/07/19Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
HVAC-GEN-19-020092019/07/02Permit
HVAC General Permit
COM-ALT-19-005022019/07/02Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit
PBFS-19-007102019/06/18Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit
PWRS-19-001242019/06/14Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWRS-19-001202019/06/14Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWRS-19-001222019/06/14Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWRS-19-001212019/06/14Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWRS-19-001232019/06/14Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWRS-19-001182019/06/13Permit
ROW Restoration Permit
PWOP-19-005262019/04/16Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWOP-19-003802019/03/20Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWEC-19-005302019/03/14Permit
ROW Excavation City Contract
ASBP-19-000312019/03/09Permit
Asbestos Project
PBFS-19-003342019/03/08Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit
ELEC-FA-19-000672019/03/08Permit
Fire Alarm Permit
HVAC-GEN-19-006892019/02/28Permit
HVAC General Permit
COM-ALT-19-001202019/02/27Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit
PWOP-19-002152019/02/19Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWEU-19-003992019/02/16Permit
ROW Excavation Utility
PBFS-19-002112019/02/13Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit
PLB-GP-19-000222019/02/05Permit
Gas Piping
ELEC_BA-19-000052019/01/18Permit
Burglar Alarm Permit
PLB_HYD-18-002452018/12/20Permit
Hydrant Permit
PLB_HYD-18-002312018/11/06Permit
Hydrant Permit
PWEU-18-038672018/11/03Permit
ROW Excavation Utility
PWEN-18-004062018/10/13Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility
PWOP-18-015332018/10/04Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
SWP-18-000042018/10/03Permit
Storm Water Permit
PWEU-18-034392018/09/29Permit
ROW Excavation Utility
PWOP-18-010662018/07/24Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-010672018/07/24Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
ELEC-FA-18-001682018/06/21Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
NV_PMT-18-972018/05/22Permit
Noise Variance Permit.
PLB_HYD-18-000822018/05/11Permit
Hydrant Permit.
PLB_HYD-18-000832018/05/11Permit
Hydrant Permit.
PLB-18-020242018/05/04Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWOP-18-005002018/04/25Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-005042018/04/25Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
ELEC-18-013102018/03/04Permit
Electrical Permit.
PWEU-18-008662018/02/28Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
SIGN-GEN-18-000282018/01/27Permit
Sign Permit.
PWOP-18-000622018/01/21Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-000632018/01/21Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWEU-18-002922018/01/20Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWEU-18-002892018/01/20Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PLB_HYD-18-000022018/01/14Permit
Hydrant Permit.
TANK-17-001502017/12/17Permit
Tank Permit.
PLB-17-051502017/12/05Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWEU-17-026022017/11/16Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
BCV-17-000612017/11/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
BCV-17-000592017/11/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
BCV-17-000582017/11/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
BCV-17-000632017/11/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
BCV-17-000622017/11/09Permit
Building Code Variance.
PWEU-17-021592017/10/20Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PLB-17-042882017/10/07Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWOP-17-013872017/09/29Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
COM-FF-17-000292017/09/18Permit
Commercial Footing and Foundation Permit.
SIGN-GEN-17-003502017/09/15Permit
Sign Permit.
TANK-17-001052017/09/09Permit
Tank Permit.
ELEC-17-054182017/09/08Permit
Electrical Permit.
ECP-17-002692017/09/02Permit
Erosion Control Permit.
PWEU-17-017502017/09/01Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWEU-17-016712017/08/23Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWOP-17-011632017/08/18Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-17-011492017/08/17Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
ELEC-17-049112017/08/15Permit
Electrical Permit.
PWOP-17-011282017/08/15Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWDR-17-000952017/08/10Permit
Driveway Approach Permit.
PBFS-17-007012017/08/01Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PWEU-17-014162017/07/26Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWEU-17-013832017/07/20Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
ASBP-17-000952017/07/20Permit
Asbestos Project.
PWEN-17-003232017/07/19Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
PWRS-17-001702017/07/19Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PLB_WS-17-001362017/07/19Permit
Water Service.
PLB-17-028662017/07/13Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PLB_WS-17-001322017/07/13Permit
Water Service.
PLB-17-023192017/06/07Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
COM-ALT-17-004212017/05/13Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit.
PLB-17-019712017/05/12Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWEU-17-008882017/05/05Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
HVAC-GEN-17-012402017/04/29Permit
HVAC General Permit.
PWOP-17-004072017/04/14Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
COM-NEW-17-000382017/03/18Permit
Commercial New Construction Permit.
COM-ALT-17-002252017/03/18Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit.
ELEV-16-000162016/12/02Permit
Elevator Permit.
ASBP-16-000162016/11/19Permit
Asbestos Project.
HVAC-GEN-16-006292016/11/18Permit
HVAC General Permit.
ELEV-16-000022016/10/25Permit
Elevator Permit.
PWOP-16-012992016/10/25Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
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Eyes on Milwaukee: Former M&I Building Could Become 231 Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Former M&I Building Could Become 231 Apartments

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Plats and Parcels: Irgens Seeking To Designate Former M&I Building As Historic
Plats and Parcels

Irgens Seeking To Designate Former M&I Building As Historic

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Visions of a Redeveloped M&I Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visions of a Redeveloped M&I Tower

Irgens unveils renderings of redeveloped 20-story building, long a bank headquarters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “Fear the Deer” Office Tower Cheers Team
Eyes on Milwaukee

“Fear the Deer” Office Tower Cheers Team

BMO Harris Bank lights up downtown skyline to celebrate the Milwaukee Bucks.

Friday Photos: BMO Tower is Ready to Rise
Friday Photos

BMO Tower is Ready to Rise

Take in the rare view of City Hall before 25-story tower rises.

Friday Photos: A Downtown Teardown
Friday Photos

A Downtown Teardown

BMO parking garage going down so 25-story tower can go up.

Eyes on Milwaukee: BMO Harris Breaks Ground On 25-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

BMO Harris Breaks Ground On 25-Story Tower

$132 million office tower across from City Hall will be Milwaukee's 12th tallest building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: BMO Harris to Build New High-Rise
Eyes on Milwaukee

BMO Harris to Build New High-Rise

The story behind Milwaukee's newest tower and oldest bank, and how deal was done.

Building data on this page, including assessment information, was last updated on September 6, 2020

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