1600 Museum Park

ARCHITECT: Pappageorge/Haymes, Ltd.

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

The structure is a 32-story high-rise parking/residential building with two underground basement levels. The first residential floor contains 17 transfer girders that provide support for various columns in the residential floors. The transfer girders range from as small as 30″x 72″ to as large as 60″ x 96″. The typical floor framing consists of a 7 1/2″ post tensioned concrete slab with spans of up to 31’-9″. The main feature of the structure includes two columns that taper out more than nine feet over the full height of the building. The project contains 275 residential units and enclosed parking for 385 cars. The total project area is approximately 590,000 sq. ft.