MASON AVENUE

 

400 N Michigan Ave
Wrigley Building
4,000 square feet

Located in the historic Wrigley Building, Mason Avenue Investments is a the new headquarters for a privately held investment company. The client requested a quietly elegant office that could adapt to the future needs of an evolving business.

Some negotiation was required to find the right balance between a contemporary interior and the historic surroundings. The resulting design strikes a modern chord with bright white terrazzo floors, while rich millwork and spare use of traditional moldings are a nod to the historic context. Strict historic preservation requirements and a desire to maximize natural light resulted in most enclosed space pulled away from the exterior window line, exposing stunning treetop views over the Chicago River.


PROJECT OVERVIEW

ARCHITECTURE
$285 psf construction cost
Private elevator lobby & restrooms
Terrazzo flooring
Significant Millwork upgrades

FURNITURE
$45 psf furniture cost
Halcon executive office & conference casegoods

AWARDS/PUBLICATION
2017 Architectural Woodwork Institute Design Excellence

PHOTOGRAPHY
Steve Hall/Hedrich Blessing

2017

 

 

 
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