Summit Design+Build selected as GC for Chicago recon project

The 130,000 square foot building is being completely renovated.

December 19, 2011 |

Summit Design + Build, LLC recently announced the firm’s selection as general contractor for 1313 W. Randolph Street, the conversion of a historic industrial loft building into a mixed-use facility, in Chicago’s West Loop.

AP MCG Randolph Investors LLC is the owner/developer of the project.

The 130,000 square foot building, which was completed in 1927 and was home to the Wholesale Florist Exchange, is being completely renovated and will feature 70 unique loft-style apartments with Italian-style kitchens, modern finishes and polished concrete floors; approximately 27,000 square feet of ground floor retail; a lower level parking garage; and a fourth floor common amenity space. 

The exterior of the building which features distinctive cast-in-place concrete facades decorated with Art Deco-style floral motifs and prominent ribbed concrete piers will remain intact and the ground level storefronts will utilize the original building openings.  

Summit Design + Build’s Mark Heffron, senior project manager, Bryana Yergler, project engineer II, and John Marosi, superintendent, will be responsible for the on-site construction of 1313 W. Randolph Street.

Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture is the project architect.  Completion is scheduled for third quarter 2012. BD+C

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