One North Halsted
Grand Award, 2005
Residential Architect Magazine
National Honor Award, 2004
Award of Merit, Residential, 2003
Midwest Construction Magazine
Distinguished Building Honor Award, 2003
Chicago Chapter, AIA
Best New Building of 2003
Friends of Downtown, Chicago
Defy the conventional. That was the design objective of this award-winning, 39-story residential tower in the "Greektown" neighborhood of downtown Chicago. The 800,000 square foot tower's innovative vertical and horizontal organization creates a random, village-like quality while allowing forward-thinking design flexibility. The height, width or the number of living units can change to accommodate fluctuating market conditions.
Skybridge features 237 residential units and a five-story base with a grocery, bank, coffee shop and four levels of parking. Glass bridges span a 30-foot wide transparent opening and a distinctive 4-story column supports a suspended 40-foot open roof trellis. The 425-foot vertical linear design maximizes views of the Chicago skyline while creating a gateway to the growing neighborhoods west of the "Loop."
"...Skybridge is the successful marriage of architect and developer... a breakthrough in residential high-rise design...this tower becomes a delight on the Chicago skyline." ~AIA Jury Comments