Chicago will soon receive a new residential building, which will become the tallest in the city with 76 floors and 800 homes. The architect Rafael Viñoly worked with Chicago’s Plan Commission to amend the local master plan in the context of the Lake Michigan waterfront.
At 12,000 square feet, the project will include a 16-story-tall base topped by a 14,670-square-foot landscaped pool deck for residents. The base also contains a parking garage, resident fitness amenities, and retail. Formally, the building’s massing is made up of square structural bays of varying stacked heights.
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