Best of Arizona: 44 Monroe
Located in downtown Phoenix, 44 Monroe is the state’s tallest residential structure at 34 floors. Amenities of the property include a rooftop clubhouse, state-of the-art fitness center, business center and swimming pool/spa on the eighth floor featuring an outdoor terrace and sun deck. Added resident conveniences include a gourmet market and retail space on the ground floor and an additional eight floors dedicated to secured parking.
Judges appreciated the challenging construction near other projects including the new light rail line, leaving only a tiny staging area.
The lobby features dramatic lighting fixtures and terrazzo and wood flooring. The interior boasts natural stone finishes and Travertine flooring, stainless steel trim, recessed can lights, and paneled walls.
Owner: Grace Communities
Design Firm: Tucker Sadler Architects
General Contractor: The Weitz Co.
Engineers: PK Associates