21 East Walton, Downtown
Chicago IL United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count60
Units / Rooms236
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - hotel
 - parking garage
 - residential
 - restaurant
 - fitness center
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
 - postmodern
 - renaissance revival
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire686 ft
Roof674 ft
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Architect: Lucien Lagrange Architects

Developer: Elysian Worldwide Chicago Development LLC

• Engineers: Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group BLWTL., WMA Consulting Engineers.
• Constructors: Great Lakes Plumbing and Heating, Gurtz Electric Company, James McHugh Construction Co., PERI Formwork Systems Inc., Superior Mechanical Systems Inc.
• Others: Arcapita Inc., Charter Sills, Golub & Company, Jenkins & Huntington Inc., Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate, LaSalle Bank, Morgan Group Inc., Simeone Deary Design Group, V3 Consultants, Waterford Hotel Group LLC.

• The building is an ultra-luxury hotel and residence featuring 188 guest suites and 52 private residences, those, when free, are managed by the Hotel in it, which are 2 units per floor with terraces and high ceilings, a throwback to the grand hotels of the 1920's, with the current modern conveniences.

• A tuned liquid damper at the top of building minimize the wind effects of slender structure.

• It was approved by City Council on June 13th, 2005.

• Originally designed of 153m with 153 units, the height was later increased to 234.7m before a final reduction.

• A Restaurant building of 14-storeys was proposed in 1972 to this site. Each floor would have a different restaurant.

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