Armitage-Leavitt

ARMITAGE-LEAVITT

CLIENT
Armitage-Leavitt LLC

LOCATION
Chicago, Illinois

STATISTICS
11 Units
4 Stories
11 Parking Spaces
5,000 SF Retail/Commercial
20,800 GSF

AWARDS
Distinguished Building Honor Award, from the American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter

Hot-dipped galvanized steel used in lieu of historical limestone accents the planar masonry walls with their unusually deep-set windows, cut out corner, and large retail show windows. The window lintels express the contemporary nature of the building’s construction. The symmetrically organized plan provides four corner units per floor, each with the ideal split bedroom layout with corner living/dining spaces maximizing views. Durable yet elegant, the lobby utilizes plastic laminate wall surfacing along with ceramic tile in both matte and gloss finishes to provide an interplay between walls, floors and openings. This arrangement of simple details, and a clear expression of the plan through the exterior, provides the building with a distinctive and dynamic presence in its neighborhood.

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