At 18-stories, Xavier is the tallest building within a half-mile, providing stunning views from all units of Chicago’s Loop, Lakefront and North Side. Residences are comprised of studios, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units. The project provides a variety of resident amenities designed to promote community and social interaction among residents. The building’s lobby includes a shared work space and landscaped garden to promote gathering and working. A grand stair leads from the lobby to the Loft Level fitness center and dog playroom. Level 3 offers a lounge and game room adjoining the 13,000 SF recreation deck, including swimming pool, grilling stations and viewing decks with fire pits. Level 18 features 2 lounges with a demonstration kitchen and movie room, all with views of the Chicago skyline.
The project is LEED Gold Certified and features high-efficiency building systems, lighting and plumbing fixtures; stormwater harvesting and reuse for landscape irrigation, sustainably produced building products and materials, and extensive green roofs, rain gardens and landscaping palettes of native plant materials.
Developer: Gerding Edlen Development
Architect: GREC Architects
Structural Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates
MEP/FP Engineer: WMA Engineering
Civil Engineer: V-3 Company
Landscape Designer: Wolff Landscape Architects
Enclosure Systems Consultant: Hollingsworth Architects
Lighting Designer: Aurora Lighting Design, Inc.
General Contractor: Lend Lease
Zoning Attorney: DLA Piper
Xavier Chicago is a new landmark in Chicago’s Near-North side, designed to foster a strong sense of community and sustainable living. Residences are comprised of studios, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units, and are offered to low-income and market-rate residents. A variety of resident amenities are designed to promote community and social interaction among residents. The project is designed for LEED Gold certification.