Clybourn 1200
Client Clydiv, LLC Location
Chicago, Illinois
This new mixed-use, mixed-income development respects both the immediate traditional and the minimalist, industrial character of its context. The base of the building is glassy and open with contrasting colored precast concrete panel ribbons that define combined volumes of interior space. The body of the residential floors appears to be lifted off the base and is defined by conceptual book covers that hold both street walls. The facades feature a staggered pattern of alternating sized precast panels which appear layered with contrasting textures creating a sense of dynamic movement and activity. Window units include a colored accent panel that plays up asymmetry, alternating orientation from floor to floor. The primary street walls accentuate the acute angle of the site and the conceptual spine of the book contrasts to glazed end walls. These two volumes are gapped by a ‘slot’ anchored by a glass feature and canopy, emphasizing the central axis of the plan and serving as a backdrop to the articulated corner plaza. Green Globes (2) Certification.

84 Units

7 Stories

55 Parking Spaces

18,000 SF Retail/Commercial

157,000 GSF


Grand Award, Mixed-income, Multifamily Executive Magazine  
Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable Housing Award, Urban Land Institute  
Reader's Choice Awards (Finalist), Affordable Housing Finance Magazine

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