The office tower at 500 West Madison Street houses Ogilvie Station - Chicago's busiest commuter rail station - as well as over one million square feet of commercial office space. Desiring to reposition the building in the office market, Ownership charged G|R|E|C with revitalizing under utilized space into hospitality-inspired tenant amenity space. The program includes a new lobby reception area,; a large co-working lounge with semi-private workrooms and a full service bar; a confferenmce center wtih dividable classrooms; and a new outdoor amenityterrace at an unused adjacent roof level. The design concept is to create a calm, sophisticated environment incorporating sinuous lines, ambient lighting and rich materials such as venetian plaster.
10,000 SF Reception, Lounge
7,000 SF Conference Center
5,000 SF Amenity Terrace
MEP-FP Engineering: Kent Engineering
Lighting Design: CHarter Sills
Landscape Design: Confluence
Structural Engineering: Klein + Hoffman
Wind Analysis: RWDI
A transformative repositioning of an office tower through hospitality=-influenced experiential design of the lobby and tenant amenity spaces, including a new co-working lounge, conference and meeting spaces, and an outdoor terrace.