3. 215 West Apartments, Chicago
Cost: $150 million
Located at 215 West Washington Street in Chicago, the 50-story building is the first high-rise rental residence to be built in Chicago�s Loop in 15 years. The building features 389 studio/convertible, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartment homes.
The tower also includes a 12-story parking garage and 14,000 sq ft of retail space at street level. The project was completed three months ahead of schedule due to the use of Doka USA�s unique formwork systems.
The project was one of the first to be LEED certified in Chicago. Additional green elements include a 23,000-sq-ft landscaped green roof, Energy Star appliances, water-saving plumbing fixtures, sustainable and eco-friendly construction and finish materials.
Start/Completion: Summer 2009/October 2009
Owner: Juniper Realty Co., Chicago
General Contractor: Revcon Construction Corp., Prairie View, Ill.
Construction Manager: James McHugh Construction Co., Chicago
Architect: Solomon, Cordwell, Buenz & Associates, Chicago