studio gang to establish luxury living in chicago with 95-storey vista tower
 
studio gang to establish luxury living in chicago with 95-storey vista tower studio gang to establish luxury living in chicago with 95-storey vista tower
mar 30, 2016

studio gang to establish luxury living in chicago with 95-storey vista tower

studio gang to establish luxury living in chicago with 95-storey vista tower
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aiming to pinpoint chicago as a destination for high-rise and luxury living, studio gang has designed the ‘vista tower’ — a 95-storey residential tower based in the city’s lakeshore east neighborhood. rising at nearly 1,200 feet, the first 11 floors we be composed of a five-star hotel, while levels 13-93 will be dedicated to residential units.

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the 95 storey tower sits overlooking lake michigan in chicago’s lakeshore east neighborhood

 

 

 

the scheme is developed by the magellan group and the wanda group, and upon its completion, the tower will become chicago’s third tallest skyscraper — making a mark on the city’s growing skyline. studio gang’s design of the vista tower explores the geometric properties of the ‘frustum’ — a shape often found in crystals and gemstones — to capture and highlight the building’s sweeping views of the skyline, river and lake.

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the residents can enjoy an outdoor terrace and pool facilities on the 47th floor

 

 

 

more than 20 penthouses will occupy the top levels with the remaining units comprised of one to four bedroom apartments. floor-to-ceiling windows present unobstructed views of lake michigan and millennium park. the luxurious interiors reflect the recurring theme of crystals, minerals and gems. this is seen as unique to natural stone finishes and color palettes.

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since the residential program is joined onto the hotel, residents will be able to utilize the five-star amenities and, at the same time, have their own dedicated space named ‘club vista’. this private area will feature a private dining room, demonstration kitchen, wine storage, lounges, an outdoor terrace and fitness facilities.

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becoming ‘a true ‘village within the city,’ vista tower residents will enjoy the genuine community atmosphere that lakeshore east offers. the 10,000 square foot sales gallery of the tower will be open for viewing on april 4th.

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more than 20 penthouses will occupy the top levels, with one two-level penthouse suite

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the interiors will feature toto bathrooms, gaggenau kitchen appliances and natural stone finishes

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floor-to-ceiling windows face the city’s skyline and surrounding scenery

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upon its completion, the vista tower is set to be third tallest tower in chicago

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the single storey penthouses – known as sky 360 residences – range in price from $8.1 to $10.8 million

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the private dining room within the ‘vista club’

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the vista tower has been created to reflect the geometric properties of a ‘frustum’

  • Wonderful concept, and beautiful placement. Destined to be a future landmark.

    Denizen says:
  • China’s bamboo stamp on Chicago’s skyline.

    PulSe says:

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