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|University Club Tower|
|Location||825 N Prospect Ave Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Roof||136 m (446 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
|Structural engineer||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
|Main contractor||J.H. Findorff & Sons|
University Club Tower is a condominium tower in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At 446 feet, it is the fourth tallest building in Wisconsin and the tallest residential building. It is located in Milwaukee's East Town neighborhood adjacent to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
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