A sneak peek inside Ascent as it welcomes its first tenants

'Biophilic design' at center of aesthetics at world's tallest hybrid mass timber building

A look at one of the penthouse-style apartments at Ascent MKE. Located at 700 E. Kilbourn Ave., the world’s tallest hybrid mass timber building began welcoming its first tenants on Friday. (Cara Spoto/BizTimes)

Last updated on July 18th, 2022 at 02:09 pmWhen Tim Gokhman, managing director of New Land Enterprises, first set out to construct Ascent —  a hybrid mass timber building at 700 E. Kilbourn Ave. in downtown Milwaukee — his primary reason for wanting to pursue the project was simple aesthetics. As the 25-story luxury apartment

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Cara covers nonprofits, healthcare and education for BizTimes. Cara lives in Waukesha with her husband, a teenager, a toddler, a dog named Neutron, a bird named Potter, and a lizard named Peyoye. She loves music, food, and comedy, but not necessarily in that order.

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