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Glass Installation at 1111 W Addison

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Glass Installed On 1111 W Addison Street In Wrigleyville

The glass has been installed at Summit Design + Build’s project located at 1111 W. Addison. The development will soon be home to Planet Granite and first-floor retail.

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1111 W Addison Street. Photo by Jack Crawford

1900 W Lawrence Completed

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1900 W Lawrence Completed

1900 W. Lawrence, a former Sears department store, has been completed. The nearly 100-year-old building now features retail space and apartments.                                

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Summit Completes Office Building at 444 N Orleans

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Summit Completes Renovation of Office Building at 444 N Orleans

Summit Design + Build, LLC, recently completed the renovation of a 4-story mixed-use commercial building located at 444 N. Orleans in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The project, which started in early 2019, included the new construction of a vertical addition to bring the building to a total of five stories.

The existing, 21,000 square foot building that stands at the southwest corner of Illinois and Orleans Street in River North was formerly home to a variety of corporate office tenants and high-end furniture stores prior to being vacated to make way for the renovations. The building now totals over 25,000 square feet, offering first-floor retail space and office or showroom space on the remaining floors in the in-demand River North submarket, just blocks away from the Merchandise Mart, the East Bank Club and multiple public transit lines.

In addition to completing the vertical addition, construction included a major interior renovation with all new MEP systems, new bathrooms, new windows throughout allowing for maximum natural light, 78 feet of first floor retail frontage, and a new, relocated elevator for a more efficient floor plan.

The building’s exterior was also updated by utilizing the existing coarse stucco façade as a scratch coat to install a new, smooth stucco finish. Selective areas of the existing brick façade were removed and replaced by a Dekton ventilated porcelain façade.

444 N. Orleans is being redeveloped by The Lelyn Group. von Weise Associates is providing architectural services.

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2021 U.S. Wood Design Award for Regional Excellence

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1040 W Fulton Wins 2021 U.S. Wood Design Award for Regional Excellence

Summit Design + Build’s new headquarters at 1040 W. Fulton has been awarded the 2021 U.S. Wood Design Award for Regional Excellence.  Awarded by WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, the award celebrates excellence in wood building design and recognizes building designers for their skill and ingenuity.

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Summit Completes Billy Bricks Pizza

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Construction Completed on Billy Bricks Pizza in Clearwater Florida.

The Southeast office of general contractor Summit Design + Build, recently completed the interior fit-out of Billy Bricks Wood Fired Pizza in Clearwater, FL. The family owned and operated pizzerias have been serving Chicagoland since 2005 and the new Clearwater location marks its 10th restaurant.  The restaurant is known for its thin-crust, Neapolitan Inspired pizzas baked in an authentic wood-fired oven.

The project, located at 1100 Cleveland Street, included the 2,506 square foot fit-out of an existing shell tenant space in an existing apartment building (1100 Apex). The build-out of the pizza restaurant included a kitchen with wood-fired pizza oven, dining area, bar area and restrooms.   

Kimmich Smith Architecture, LLC served as the project architect.

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Summit Completes the Construction of Chief

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Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of Women-Forward Clubhouse

Chief, a private women’s network, opens first Chicago clubhouse

Summit Design + Build, has completed the build-out of a 14,000 square foot clubhouse for Chief. Chief, launched in 2019, is a private network for women who are C-level executives or rising VP’s. The company was founded to help drive women into positions of power and keep them there.

The clubhouse is located on the second and third floors of 1040 W. Fulton, a newly constructed, heavy timber building that is also home to Summit Design + Build’s new headquarters. The fit-out of the space features multiple conference rooms, a speaking area, a bar and lounge area, as well as a roof top deck and green roof space. The clubhouse will be used to help women make connections through peer groups, workshops, sponsored events and dinners. The clubhouse is the first Chicago location for Chief, which also has clubhouses in New York and Los Angeles.

Chicago-based GREC Architects served as the project architect.

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