Building Info

  • Architect:
    Engberg Anderson

A complex of buildings made up of ONE, Silhouette” href=”https://urbanmilwaukee.com/building/the-north-end/silhouette/”>Silhouette and Aperature Apartments. The complex is being developed by the Mandel Group on the site of the former Pfister & Vogel Tannery. Mandel is currently finishing the Aperture Apartments and has started construction on Phase IV. Phase V is planned for the future.

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Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs

Will its new office building be joined by a 24-story tower?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Last Phase of North End Starting
Eyes on Milwaukee

Last Phase of North End Starting

Fifth phase adds 89 units to massive Mandel project filling the "doughnut hole."

Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s Riverside Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s Riverside Digs

New building, dubbed 1433 Water, will be anchored by marketing firm.

Friday Photos: Say Hello To “Vignette”
Friday Photos

Say Hello To “Vignette”

Fourth phase of The North End project has a jazzy name and May 2017 opening.

Mandel Group Assembles Development Team to Pursue Riverfront Office Development
Press Release

Mandel Group Assembles Development Team to Pursue Riverfront Office Development

The riverfront development is comprised of two structures.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hammes Moving Downtown in 2018
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hammes Moving Downtown in 2018

Another company moving from suburbs to Downtown and with unusual architectural style.

Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs

New office building quickly rising on site of former Laacke & Joys complex.

Friday Photos: North End Phase IV Is Rising
Friday Photos

North End Phase IV Is Rising

Apartment complex will have six floors, 155 units, first new downtown pool in years.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Apartment Hunting in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Apartment Hunting in Milwaukee

A close-up look at eight new apartment buildings in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Climb Inside the Belay Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Climb Inside the Belay Apartments

Mandel's "coolest project ever"? It includes unlimited access to a rock-climbing gym.

Mandel Group Releases Mid-Year Analysis of Downtown Condominium Activity
Press Release

Mandel Group Releases Mid-Year Analysis of Downtown Condominium Activity

Significant Uptick in First Half Sales Volume Points to Continued Recovery

Friday Photos: Rhythm Rises To a New Beat
Friday Photos

Rhythm Rises To a New Beat

New apartment building is part of a completely transformed Lower East Side neighborhood.

Friday Photos: The North End Grows Yet Again
Friday Photos

The North End Grows Yet Again

Phase four of project will have 155 apartments on six floors. But no name as yet.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fresh Thyme Opens Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fresh Thyme Opens Downtown

See inside Milwaukee's newest grocery store, with the "spirit of a farmer's market."

Mandel Group Commences Denim Park Summer Music Series, Launches New Bublr Bikes Station
Press Release

Mandel Group Commences Denim Park Summer Music Series, Launches New Bublr Bikes Station

New Bublr station located directly in front of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market at the North End

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mandel’s Baby Boomer Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mandel’s Baby Boomer Tower

Proposal will develop last remaining site in the original "Park East." But is it needed?

Friday Photos: See The Rhythm Rising
Friday Photos

See The Rhythm Rising

140-unit project will fill the Downtown's doughnut hole.

YP Week: Converting Spaces to Places
YP Week

Converting Spaces to Places

Learn about Milwaukee's next great public spaces.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who’s Renting All Those New Apartments?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who’s Renting All Those New Apartments?

Millennials or aging baby boomers? Experts disagree on why the building boom.

House Confidential: The Full Magnificence of a 1916 Home
House Confidential

The Full Magnificence of a 1916 Home

Bob Monnat's $475,000 Georgian Revival Colonial celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Friday Photos: The Rhythm Resounds On Water Street
Friday Photos

The Rhythm Resounds On Water Street

140-unit apartment complex across from North End begins to rise.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Aperture Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Aperture Apartments

Mandel Group's latest building in The North End may be the last word in amenities.

Bucks Retain Local Firms to Assist with SBE Inclusion and Workforce Development
Press Release

Bucks Retain Local Firms to Assist with SBE Inclusion and Workforce Development

Prism Technical and Cross Management will be charged with developing and managing workforce and supplier diversity initiatives, respectively, for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena and ancillary development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mandel Starts Third Ward Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mandel Starts Third Ward Apartments

DoMUS, a six-story, 132-unit apartment complex, is on one of area's last riverfront lots.

Mandel Group Closed Financing | Starts DoMUS Apartments
Press Release

Mandel Group Closed Financing | Starts DoMUS Apartments

Building fronts over 400 feet of Milwaukee Riverwalk in Historic Third Ward

Eyes on Milwaukee: Apartment Vacancies Hit 10-Year Low
Eyes on Milwaukee

Apartment Vacancies Hit 10-Year Low

Nationally there's a boom for apartments and Milwaukee is helping to lead the way.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Phase Four of North End Underway
Eyes on Milwaukee

Phase Four of North End Underway

Fourth phase of $175 million project adds 155 apartments to booming Lower East Side.

Mandel Group Breaks Ground on Fourth Phase of the North End
Press Release

Mandel Group Breaks Ground on Fourth Phase of the North End

Resident Amenities Distinguish Latest Addition

Friday Photos: Aperture Apartments Nearing Completion
Friday Photos

Aperture Apartments Nearing Completion

Five floors, 168 apartments, a Fresh Thyme store and a cool, curving building.

Mandel Group Releases Mid-Year Analysis of Downtown Condominium Market
Press Release

Mandel Group Releases Mid-Year Analysis of Downtown Condominium Market

Steady Pace of Recovery Slower Than Housing Market as a Whole

Bublr Bikes Coming to Bradford Beach

Bublr Bikes Coming to Bradford Beach

One of 30 new locations will adjoin the popular beach.

Friday Photos: North End Redefines Water Street
Friday Photos

North End Redefines Water Street

Third phase of transformational project fills the gap between Downtown and the Lower East Side.

Plats and Parcels: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plats and Parcels

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2015 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects big and small from across the city.

Mandel Group offers its 1,500 residents unlimited FREE Bublr rides to demonstrate the convenience of bike sharing
Press Release

Mandel Group offers its 1,500 residents unlimited FREE Bublr rides to demonstrate the convenience of bike sharing

Since late 2014, Bublr Bikes, a Milwaukee-based not-for-profit, has launched 11 bike share stations in and around Milwaukee’s downtown.

Plats and Parcels: New Arena Plan & Pabst Brewing Returns
Plats and Parcels

New Arena Plan & Pabst Brewing Returns

Will legislature pass new arena plan? Will city and county have to contribute? Will Pabst brew here again?

Friday Photos: North End III is Rising
Friday Photos

North End III is Rising

New complex with 168 apartments will add density to an area that's booming with development.

Friday Photos: Construction Underway at The North End
Friday Photos

Construction Underway at The North End

Mandel Group is building the third phase of their "neighborhood by design" -- to plug "the doughnut hole in Downtown."

Mandel Group Expands Property Management Business Into Chicago
Press Release

Mandel Group Expands Property Management Business Into Chicago

MPSI's first assignment is the 180 unit Terrazio Apartments & Condominiums in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood.

Friday Photos: Avenir Nearly Ready for the Future
Friday Photos

Avenir Nearly Ready for the Future

The five-story, 104 unit apartment building is nearly ready for occupancy, the first residential development on county-owned Park East land.

Mandel Group Acquires 282 Unit Apartment Community in Eagan, Minnesota
Press Release

Mandel Group Acquires 282 Unit Apartment Community in Eagan, Minnesota

Mandel Group, Inc. announced its acquisition of Lemay Lake Apartments.

Plenty of Horne: Is Barry Mandel the Michael Jordan of Development?
Plenty of Horne

Is Barry Mandel the Michael Jordan of Development?

Barrett rhapsodizes over developer at groundbreaking of North End III. And Fresh Thyme owner adds praise of Mandel style.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 700 E. Kilbourn High-Rise Wins Key Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

700 E. Kilbourn High-Rise Wins Key Approval

Proposed high-rise would add up to 275 "ultra luxury" apartments to downtown Milwaukee -- with no public financing.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Chicago Firm Unveils Designs for 35-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Chicago Firm Unveils Designs for 35-Story Tower

New skyscraper would contain up to 275 apartments in downtown Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartment Building Planned for Water St.
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartment Building Planned for Water St.

The Rhythm would replace dive bar on Water St. and feature studios and one-bedroom units.

Friday Photos: “Sage” Apartment Building Nearly Finished
Friday Photos

“Sage” Apartment Building Nearly Finished

Jackson Street is becoming a nice urban street, now with new, environmentally friendly apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Finally, a New Park East Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Finally, a New Park East Plan

Ten years later, the city and county are finally on the same page. Is development in the area ready to "explode"?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards

From the new Pizza Man to Radio Milwaukee to Junior House Lofts, the winners span many styles and neighborhoods. Photo Galleries of every winning design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: North End Phase Gets $2 Million in Funding
Eyes on Milwaukee

North End Phase Gets $2 Million in Funding

And the Pedal Tavern gets approved, with caveats, in Common Council actions.

Mandel Group Completes Lease-Ups of Newest Properties
Press Release

Mandel Group Completes Lease-Ups of Newest Properties

Brisk demand for both downtown and suburban apartment communities

Mandel charts 250 apartments, two buildings for North End’s final phase
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Mandel charts 250 apartments, two buildings for North End’s final phase

North End Neighborhood Bash
Press Release

North End Neighborhood Bash

Neighborhood bash Saturday, November 2nd

Lighthorse 4041 Recieves Urban Planning Award from Wisconsin Planning Association
Press Release

Lighthorse 4041 Recieves Urban Planning Award from Wisconsin Planning Association

Mixed Use Redevelopment in Shorewood, WI

Denim Park Music Series Starts Tonight
Press Release

Denim Park Music Series Starts Tonight

Sponsored by Mandel Group Inc., The North End and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

Brisk Lease-up Continues at North End
Press Release

Brisk Lease-up Continues at North End

Property Now Over 70% Leased

Friday Photos: The North End Phase II
Friday Photos

The North End Phase II

From new buildings to riverwalk improvements, lots of changes are underway.

Plenty of Horne: The Ever-Changing City
Plenty of Horne

The Ever-Changing City

Countless changes on the lower East Side, the end of an art gallery, and the pols gather for Willie Hines' fundraiser.

Mandel Group proposing supermarket for North End’s third phase
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Mandel Group proposing supermarket for North End’s third phase

Plenty of Horne: Pridemore Thrown Out of School
Plenty of Horne

Pridemore Thrown Out of School

State Superintendent candidate ejected for interfering with vote at Washington H. S. polling place.

Photo Gallery: Show Time at The North End
Photo Gallery

Show Time at The North End

A glitzy open house at Mandel Group's two new apartment buildings includes a new, locally-produced film called "Spectacle!"

Plenty of Horne: Evers Vs. Pridemore
Plenty of Horne

Evers Vs. Pridemore

The battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and challenger Don Pridemore.

Photo Gallery: Inside The North End
Photo Gallery

Inside The North End

Take a peek at two new apartment buildings under construction just north of Downtown.

Friday Photos: Winter Approaches at The North End
Friday Photos

Winter Approaches at The North End

Construction crews work to complete the second phase of The North End.

Friday Photos: Lower East Side Construction
Friday Photos

Lower East Side Construction

Friday Photos this week features photography of three Lower East Side construction projects.

The North End Phase Two Groundbreaking Photos

The North End Phase Two Groundbreaking Photos

A ceremonial groundbreaking took place at the corner of Pleasant and Water streets today for the Portrait and Silhouette buildings at The North End, collectively known as Phase Two of The North End. A number of public officials were on hand representing the large number of public funding sources required to get the project off the ground (or more aptly, in the ground) with the state of private financing for development.

The Second Phase of The North End Breaks Ground Tomorrow

The Second Phase of The North End Breaks Ground Tomorrow

Mandel Group will be breaking ground on the second phase of The North End development project tomorrow. In January financing for the project was finalized with the completion of a $54.6 million WHEDA bond sale, and the completion of a direct placement of $7.75 million in tax-exempt bonds by Mandel Group.

The North End Phase II to Break Ground in February

The North End Phase II to Break Ground in February

Mandel Group will be moving forward with the second phase of the North End development project in February.

2011 Milwaukee: A Year in Review
2011 Milwaukee

A Year in Review

As the US economy continued it slow recovery from the Great Recession, Milwaukee was left with a couple of failed development projects to complete or redefine, a changing real estate market, the opportunity to make small infrastructure changes, and questions about the future of transit.

City Loan for the North End Phase II Recommended for Approval at Committee

City Loan for the North End Phase II Recommended for Approval at Committee

At yesterday's meeting of the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meeting Mandel Group's efforts to acquire financing for the next phase of The North End were recommended for approval.

2010 Not the Year of the Park East… Even Worse

2010 Not the Year of the Park East… Even Worse

Our belief that 2010 could have been the Year of the Park East, came up a bit short, and unfortunately it wasn't the only project that was derailed in 2010.

Mandel Group Receives $24 million of WHEDA financing for The North End Phase II (Renderings)

Mandel Group Receives $24 million of WHEDA financing for The North End Phase II (Renderings)

WHEDA announced today that Mandel Group Inc. will receive a $24.1 in financing to support the development of the second phase of The North End.

Milwaukee Apartment Update

Milwaukee Apartment Update

What apartment projects are currently proposed, under construction, or have recently opened in Milwaukee? A little over a year ago we did a similar exercise, so it will be good to take a look and see what has changed in the past year.

Could 2010 be the Year of the Park East?

Could 2010 be the Year of the Park East?

After today's news, nationally 2010 might go down as the year of high-speed rail, but here in Milwaukee it just might be the year of the Park East.

2009 Milwaukee: A Year in Review
2009 Milwaukee

A Year in Review

It's time to look back at all the predictions we made for last year, and see how overly optimistic we were.

The Park East Disaster? No

The Park East Disaster? No

Would Milwaukee be better off with the Park East Freeway spur intact? No. Has development been slow so far? Yes. Is that a problem? Only if you have a short-term perspective on the future of Milwaukee.

The Moderne Project Held for Special Committee Meeting

The Moderne Project Held for Special Committee Meeting

The Moderne, if approved, would be located at 1141 N. Old World Third St.

Hard Hat Tour: The North End – ONE
Hard Hat Tour

The North End – ONE

UrbanMilwaukee.com was recently taken behind the construction fence for a tour of the first building, ONE, to be complete in Mandel Group's The North End project.

Chicago Doesn’t Always Beat Milwaukee

Chicago Doesn’t Always Beat Milwaukee

Too often we, as Milwaukeeans, are too quick to assume all the good ideas in Milwaukee are trickling up from Chicago.

Our 2009 Top Ten Lists

Our 2009 Top Ten Lists

It's time to look forward to what we can hope for and plan on in 2009.

Friday Photos Friday, 07. November 2008

Friday Photos Friday, 07. November 2008

Park Lafayette Kane Commons The North End Breakwater Condos Hometown Dorm Site

Friday Photos Friday, 24. October 2008

Friday Photos Friday, 24. October 2008

Kane Commons The North End Breakwater Condos The Edge Park Lafayette

Pabst Farms Now Encouraging Retail and Industrial Sprawl

Pabst Farms Now Encouraging Retail and Industrial Sprawl

Oconomowoc-based Pabst Farms, yet another development named after what the bulldozers destroy, is not limiting itself to simply encouraging commercial and residential sprawl anymore. In a move that I can only interpret as desperation (in the face of the growing trend of industrial firms relocating to the Menomonee Valley), Pabst Farms developers Developers Diversified Realty Corp of Cleveland is set to begin the construction on the first of three speculative industrial buildings.

Committtee Approves North End’s Job Training Plan

Committtee Approves North End’s Job Training Plan

Dick Lincoln from the Mandel Group presented resolution 071618 which is the job training program portion of The North End development that receives funding from TIF No. 48. He explained that it would be “a little bit different than traditional workforce development” in that in focuses more on mentoring and coaching of emerging businesses to […]

Community & Economic Development Holds North End Training Plan

Community & Economic Development Holds North End Training Plan

Resolution 071618 would authorize the terms of a job training program utilizing part of the $500,000 that the North End development received as part of its TIF funding. Dick Lincoln, from the Mandel Group, presented an overview of the North End development highlighting their environmental remediation efforts, the creation of new public places and then […]

The North End Development Enters New Phase

The North End Development Enters New Phase

For most of the past year Mandel Group‘s $185 million The North End development consisted of demolition and remediation. A historic winter, a fire, and significant environmental issues may have slowed progress at the site but signs of actual construction can now be seen. Along the Milwaukee River a portion of a new river wall […]

Pfister & Vogel Concrete Crushing

Pfister & Vogel Concrete Crushing

Building Rubble Originally uploaded by compujeramey The remains of the concrete from the Pfister & Vogel Tannery are being ground up over the next month. The resulting rubble will be reused and recycled to build the foundation for the North End development on the site. To accomplish the task the Mandel Group has brought in […]

The Word On The Street (12.6.2007)

The Word On The Street (12.6.2007)

From time to time Urban Milwaukee will feature a collection of links we think are worth your time to read. “Neighbors fed up with vandals, lack of patrols” – A story of chaos and vandalism ensuing in a northwestern Milwaukee neighborhood that the police don’t seem to care to fix.  If I lived there I […]

Photo Gallery: Last Days of the Pfister & Vogel Tannery
Photo Gallery

Last Days of the Pfister & Vogel Tannery

Last Days of the Pfister & Vogel Tannery Originally uploaded by compujeramey I updated my Flickr set of photos of the Pfister & Vogel Tannery decontruction/The North End construction. They’re older images, and I still have more to add, but they’re a start for those of you that can’t see it in person. In case […]

Photo Gallery: The North End
Photo Gallery

The North End

The Mandel Group’s North End development is easily the most exciting project under development in Milwaukee. The first phase alone will include 109 condos, 88 apartments and 25,000 square feet of retail space. Work has begun on the demolition of the Pfister & Vogel tannery in preparation for construction. The water tower was removed from […]