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Cambridge Commons from the southeast
View looking northwest at Cambridge Commons


Residents in the courtyard

Front desk

Fireplace in the lobby

Dining area

Kitchen lounge

Alcove located outside resident rooms

Resident room in sophomore suite

Cambridge Commons
LEED Gold Certified

Building Facts

  • LEED Gold Certified
  • 200,000 total square feet
  • 700 residents
  • 101 parking spaces
  • Suites comprised of one, two or three bedrooms designed for double occupancy
  • All bedroom suites incorporate either one or two bathrooms
  • The UWM Foundation moved their offices to Cambridge Commons in July 2010. 

Building Features and Amenities

  • Dining facility
  • Fitness room
  • Laundry facility with internet notifications
  • RESTOR Plus More
  • Panther Bookstore
  • Study lounges
  • Private recording rooms
  • Conference rooms
  • Classroom space
  • Office space
  • Spacious lobby containing a fireplace
  • High speed internet
  • Cable TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Large closets
  • Vanity seperate from bathroom
  • Full-sized refrigerators in each unit
  • Floor to ceiling windows offering spectacular views of the community
  • Spacious TV and community kitchen lounge on floors 2-6
  • Large, landscaped courtyard
  • Secured entry and surveillance cameras
  • Indoor bicycle storage

Transportation Solutions
101 Indoor Parking Spaces

  • Flexcar program

Bike Program

  • Indoor bike storage
  • Loaner bike program
  • Bike path provides easy access to campus and downtown Milwaukee

Shuttle Bus Service

  • Provided 24/7; every ten minutes
  • Four UWMREF owned shuttle buses with GPS tracking
  • Additional full-size buses during class time

Milwaukee County Transit

  • Students have unlimited access to county transit system
  • Bus routes available within a few blocks

Project Team
UWM Real Estate Foundation, Inc.

Operator UWM Housing Auxiliary

Developer Mandel Group, Milwaukee

General Contractor KBS Construction, Milwaukee

Architect HGA, Milwaukee

UWM Real Estate Foundation, Inc.
1440 E. North Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 906-4640