Greystar’s One Six Six development tops off in Chicago

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One Six Six Greystar‘s first high-rise apartment building in Chicago, Illinois, has topped off. The company is working on the project alongside two renowned firms, which are Lendlease and SCB Architects. According to the developers, the 21-story high-rise will introduce 223 apartments to the Fulton Market, including affordable housing. More importantly, this development will help alleviate the housing deficiency and offer walkability to some of the city’s best amenities.

SCB looked into the history of the area before coming up with the designs for the One Six Six development. Taking into consideration, the community’s past which was mainly in warehousing, and its future developments. The design used depicts a metal articulated tower, with a historic warehouse-like masonry base. In addition, sustainable techniques were also incorporated into the plan, with the aim of achieving Green Globe certification standards.

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Featured amenities at the One Six Six development

The One Six Six development will include a mix of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units, as well as penthouses. Residents will have access to units of varying sizes ranging from 415 square feet to 1903 Square feet. Additionally, the studio units will be designed as convertibles, featuring a wing wall to section the bedroom. These apartment units will also be suitable for work-from-home, as they all feature an open concept with two-tone custom cabinetry.

Some key amenities at the One Six Six development, include those on the 14th and 3rd floors. Several community amenities will be available at The Sky Garden situated on the 14th floor. While at the third-floor amenity level, residents will have access to a 5,650-square-foot outdoor deck, featuring a hotel-style pool. Other amenities at this level include a spa club, lawn, grills, and a dog play area. In addition, the dog play area provides direct access to the co-working and fitness areas.

With construction on the One Six Six development nearing completion, the first set of units are expected to reach completion by early 2023. Lendlease is currently overseeing the project’s construction.