bKL’s Arturo Villalpando spoke to the Chicago Architecture Center about his experience participating in the Newhouse Architecture + Design Competition. Winners of the Newhouse Architecture + Design Competition participate in internships at architecture firms. Arturo won an internship at bKL Architecture!
The mixed-use tower is nearing the 40th floor mark, with glass installations reaching the 14th floor.
The mixed-use tower brings hotel, residential, and retail units to a lively area of Michigan Avenue. The tower is set to open in June 2022.
YIMBY reports that structural work has surpassed the 25th floor of the 47 floor tower and that glass is being installed on the 6th and 7th floors.
The 32 floor tower features retail, residential units, and two hotels. Leasing for the residential units, which were designed by bKL Interiors, is currently underway.
Final cladding and landscaping is underway at Cirrus and Cascade! The residential towers feature glass and bronze-panel facades, creating a more organic aesthetic.
The conceptual rendering is part of the Invest South/West initiative, which aims to revitalize communities on Chicago’s South and West sides.
bKL-designed Cirrus and Cascade are wrapping up construction. The properties, developed by Magellan and Lendlease, will welcome their first residents this summer and fall.
bKL Architecture was featured as 2020 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year in the Spring Issue of Chicago Architect. Principals Tom Kerwin, Danielle Tillman, Jon Gately, and Juan Robles discussed bKL’s first 10 years and why they feel optimistic about a post-pandemic environment.