Building Info

Northwestern Mutual's East Building. Photo taken December 6th, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene.
  • Address:
    815 N. Cass St.
  • Architect:
    Der Scutt
  • Architectural Style:
    Modern
  • Status:
  • Year Built:
  • Size:
    452,000 square feet

Former office building for Northwestern Mutual at the east end of its downtown campus. Replaced by Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons.

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Plenty of Horne: Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM
Plenty of Horne

Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM

Doors Open site will also host Milwaukee Film Festival Party.

Friday Photos: Northwestern Mutual Tower Gets Glassy
Friday Photos

Northwestern Mutual Tower Gets Glassy

But brace yourself, the skywalks are coming.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 10 Images of a Changing City
Eyes on Milwaukee

10 Images of a Changing City

Think Milwaukee moves slowly? These dramatic interactive images will change your mind.

Friday Photos: New NM Tower Keeps on Rising
Friday Photos

New NM Tower Keeps on Rising

Northwestern Mutual's tower is taking its place in city's skyline.

David Gruber’s commercials with Aaron Rodgers on hold; law firm’s office expanding
Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Winners and Losers

We count 33 winners, from strip clubs to Scott Walker to the streetcar, and 12 losers, including Frank Gimbel, the Brewers and Seattle.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Rises
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Rises

Northwestern Mutual's 32-floor building will be the state's biggest and its basic structure has been mostly framed out.

Where Will NM Build New Parking Structure?

Where Will NM Build New Parking Structure?

Decision could have big impact -- either good or bad -- on Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground

"A beautiful day in Milwaukee" and for assembled power brokers as Northwestern Mutual's new skyscraper gets underway.

Friday Photos: The Deconstruction of Northwestern Mutual
Friday Photos

The Deconstruction of Northwestern Mutual

Floor-by-floor, NML's 1970s office tower is coming down.

Friday Photos: Deconstructing NML
Friday Photos

Deconstructing NML

Floor by floor, the east office building will be deconstructed and the materials recycled. Our photos capture the project's early stages.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Unveiled
Press Release

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Unveiled

Signature structure, public spaces reflect growth of the company and confidence in the city