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The Edge Apartments Featured in News Break

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Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of 105-Unit Apartment Building in Chicago

Chicago general contractor Summit Design + Build has completed the construction of Edge on Broadway, a 105-unit apartment building in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Summit demolished an existing single-story building to make way for the new six-story project, which includes 3,700 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 45 parking spaces. Amenities include a bike room, fitness center, TV lounge and outdoor patio. City Pads and Catapult Real Estate Solutions are the developers. Cagan Management Group will serve as the property manager. Architect Built Form designed the building and Clausen Management Services served as the owner’s representative.

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Mixed-use Apartment Building the Edge Featured in REjournals

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New, Six-story Mixed-use Apartment Building Completed in Edgewater

Chicago general contractor, Summit Design + Build, along with City PadsCatapult Real Estate Solutions, and Cagan Management Group recently completed the construction of Edge on Broadway in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Summit Design + Build demolished an existing, single-story building to make way for the new mixed-use apartment building.

The six-story, 79,00- square-foot apartment building at 6149 N. Broadway features 105 apartment units ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. The building also has 3,700 square feet of first-floor retail space and 45 parking spaces. Edge on Broadway is located just off of the Granville Red Line stop and within walking distance of the Loyola University Chicago campus.

For tenants of the building, the units and amenities include in-unit washer and dryer, parking lot with electrical vehicle chargers, bike room, storage lockers, fitness center with yoga room, community spaces including a TV lounge and community kitchen and an outdoor patio with paver fire pit.

Built Form served as the project architect and Clausen Management Services served as the owner’s representative for Edge on Broadway.

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1040 West Fulton Featured in Chicago Agent Magazine

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Summit Design + Build Headquarters is Chicago’s First Multi-story Mass Timber Project in 50+ years

Historic YMCA/YWCA becomes apartment building

CEDARst Companies announced this week that their latest historic renovation project, The Duncan, had begun two phases of opening as of July 1. The complex, which served as a YMCA/YWCA regional headquarters from 1907 to 1931, will stretch two blocks and feature 260 units of studios and 1-bedroom apartments. Studios start at $1,146 and 1-beds at $1,430.

The Duncan, which will be managed by FLATS, features more than 120 floor plans and includes in-unit washers and dryers. The studios and 1-beds will open first, along with the lobby. A communal work area, restored basketball court, fitness center and sauna will also open. An open lawn, with fire pits and snacks from a hotdog cart, will debut for residents later this year.

Big names accompany Greenlining Realty’s groundbreaking at Woodlawn Pointe

In a virtual groundbreaking video for its first major development in the Woodlawn neighborhood last month, development firm Greenlining Realty featured speakers such as Pete Buttigieg, Martin Luther King III and Rev. Al Sharpton.

“I am incredibly honored to be breaking ground on the Woodlawn Pointe development, a critical step in reversing the negative effects of redlining in our communities,” said Lamell McMorris, founding principal of Greenlining Realty USA. “While this is a historic moment for our community, it is also an incredibly special time for me personally as we lead this important work in my own hometown and embark on a new path forward for Woodlawn.”

McMorris, who is a native of the West Woodlawn neighborhood, founded Greenlining Realty in 2016 to help reverse the effects of redlining on minority communities.

“Greenlining is doing such important work to help reverse the historically damaging and continuing effects of redlining and to build greater racial and economic equality,” said Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. “Tackling issues of systemic racism and correcting the inequities that have existed in this country for far too long is a defining issue for the American project in this century.”

Martin Luther King III, a human rights advocate and the oldest child of Martin Luther King, Jr., referenced his father’s well-known trip to Chicago to highlight inequality in housing. “Over fifty years ago my father came to Chicago to address the issue of housing: affordable, fair and public housing. I want to compliment Lamell and the team for continuing in the tradition of creating a scenario where the community can truly realize its dream,” he said.

One Chicago representative among a dozen finalists selected for ULI award

An adaptive reuse project that aims to preserve one of the original Sears, Roebuck & Co. buildings is a finalist for the Jack Kemp Excellence In Affordable and Workforce Housing Award.  Created by the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing to honor outstanding developments in areas such as affordability, innovative financing, advanced building technologies and quality of design, the chosen developments ensure housing affordability for households earning less than 120% of the area median income.

Mercy Housing’s The Lofts on Arthington was included in the finalists for the first category, representing large-scale developments of 100 units or more. Located in North Lawndale, the project turned a blighted structured into 181 affordable homes for over 400 residents.

Chicago’s first multi-story mass timber project in 50+ years

Last month, general contractor Summit Design + Build LLC announced the completion of its new headquarters building at 1040 W. Fulton, representing the first heavy timber construction project in the city in more than 50 years. The five-story building is set up for ground-floor retail and features a green roof. Adam Miller, president of Summit Design + Build, described the project as “an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction.”

The firm chose wood for the construction to match the other buildings in the historic neighborhood. “The project really echoes the neighborhood’s history when it was a meatpacking district and the majority of the buildings were made of raw milled heavy timber construction,” said Miller. “Given this history, it only felt right to use similar materials.”

Alcove Wicker Park condos complete

Late last month, Vermillion Development and its sales and marketing firm, @properties Developer Services, announced that they’d finished construction at Alcove Wicker Park, a 43-unit luxury condo building that also features 12 townhomes.

Located between Division and Paulina Streets on Milwaukee Avenue, the development will offer both single- and two-story condos with a variety of layouts and sizes. Every condo will also include a balcony, and the two-story designs will have private entrances. Prices range from $600,000 to $1.15 million. The 4-level townhomes will have 2,895 to 3,475 square feet of living space, including 3 bedrooms, a den, 3.5 baths and a 3-car garage. Each will also have a penthouse room with access to a private deck, with prices starting at $1.135 million.

“Alcove Wicker Park answers the renewed call among city homebuyers for larger living space and access to private outdoor areas,” said Kerry Dickson, director of residential real estate at Vermilion Development. “Flex space in particular has become an absolute necessity as today’s buyers are prioritizing home offices, playrooms and fitness areas.”

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1040 West Fulton Featured on WoodWorks.org

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1040 W. Fulton Featured on the Wood Products Council Website 

Located in Chicago’s Fulton Market district, a neighborhood packed with historic timber lofts and former meatpacking warehouses, 1040 West Fulton is one of the first multi-story timber office buildings built in Chicago in over 50 years. At the time of the project, the Chicago Building Code allowed a prescriptive path for mass timber construction, but no specific allowances for new technologies such as glulam, CLT, and NLT. The owner, engineers, and design team met with the City of Chicago building officials several times, together with WoodWorks and other wood industry experts. They presented code equivalencies and fire test data and answered questions raised by the City. Now complete, the five-story, 42,000-sf building includes four floors of offices—including two occupied by the owner/contractor, Summit Design + Build—plus ground-level retail and basement parking. The basement and first floor are Type I-A construction, and the floors above are Type III-A heavy timber. Glulam columns, girders, and beams comprise the framing system, and the floor assembly includes a two-inch topping slab. Exterior walls have steel columns and beams that support the brick cladding. The building is fully sprinklered.

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Industrial Building Construction Featured in RE Journals

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Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of Industrial Building in Schiller Park

General contractor, Summit Design + Build, has recently completed the adaptive reuse of an industrial building for EJ Basler Company in Schiller Park.

The project included the selective demolition and renovation of an existing industrial warehouse to make way for a new state-of-the-art, 33,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Amstadter Architects served as the project architect.

Toying with the idea of expansion for many years, EJ Basler jumped at the opportunity to renovate and expand upon the underutilized industrial building located next door to their campus. Along with managing the selective demolition of the existing facility, Summit Design + Build also oversaw the new construction of the 33,000-square-foot facility with a connecting corridor.

The renovation and new construction also included the installation of a new all-glass façade, structural steel reinforcement, sunlight paneling and Ecosteel insulated metal wall and roof panels, with pre-finished exteriors.

EJ Basler, a manufacturer of precision machined parts and components, has been a mainstay in the Schiller Park community for over 50 years. The company’s clients include leading companies and distribution centers in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Summit Completes the Construction of EJ Basler

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Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of Industrial Building in Schiller Park

Manufacturer of precision machine parts expands their industrial campus 

Summit Design + Build, has recently completed the adaptive reuse of an industrial building for EJ Basler Company in Schiller Park. The project included the selective demolition and renovation of an existing industrial warehouse to make way for a new state-of-the-art, 33,000 square foot manufacturing facility.

EJ Basler, a manufacturer of precision machined parts and components, has been a mainstay in the Schiller Park community for over 50 years. The company’s clients include leading companies and distribution centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. Toying with the idea of expansion for many years, EJ Basler jumped at the opportunity to renovate and expand upon the underutilized industrial building located next door to their campus. Along with managing the selective demolition of the existing facility, Summit Design + Build also oversaw the new construction of the 33,000 square foot facility with a connecting corridor. The renovation and new construction also included the installation of a new all glass façade, structural steel reinforcement, sunlight paneling and Ecosteel insulated metal wall and roof panels, with pre-finished exteriors.

Amstadter Architects served as the project architect for the EJ Basler project.

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Summit Opens New Headquarters Featured in REBusiness

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Chicago General Contractor Summit Design + Build Opens New Headquarters

Summit Design + Build LLC has completed the construction of 1040 W. Fulton, a five-story, 42,000-square-foot office building in Chicago’s Fulton Market district. Floors four and five will serve as the new headquarters for Summit. The project also features ground-floor retail space, a green roof and basement parking. Summit used heavy timber construction for the project. The building is the first multi-story mass timber building in the city of Chicago in 50 years, according to Summit. The project team included Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, Eastlake Studio, Carr Realty Advisors, IMEG Corp., Weaver Consultants Group and WT Engineering. Chad Schroedl, Scott Maesel and Drew Dillon of SVN Chicago Commercial are the building’s leasing agents. First Bank of Highland Park provided construction financing.

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The Completion of 1040 West Fulton Featured in RE Journals

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Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of 1040 W. Fulton

General contractor Summit Design + Build recently completed the new construction of 1040 W. Fulton, a five-story, 42,000-square-foot office building with ground-floor retail, a green roof and basement parking in Chicago’s Fulton Market District. The fourth and fifth floors of the building are home to Summit’s new headquarters.

“1040 W. Fulton is a showplace for our company and an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction,” said Adam Miller, president of Summit Design + Build.

Heavy timber construction was used to build 1040 W. Fulton, making it the first multi-story mass timber building in the city of Chicago in 50 years, setting the stage for bringing more and larger timber projects to Chicago. A hybrid construction system accommodates both Type I-A construction of two floors of parking on the basement and first floor, and its required fire separation, and Type III-A heavy-timber construction on the office floors.

Exterior walls have steel columns and beams that support the brick cladding. Glulam columns, girders and beams comprise the framing system, while the floor assembly includes a two-inch topping slab. The building is fully sprinklered. Summit Design + Build, both the owner and general contractor of the building, chose wood construction because it is a material consistent with other buildings in the historic neighborhood.

“The project really echoes the neighborhood’s history when it was a meatpacking district and the majority of the buildings were made of raw milled heavy timber construction,” said Miller, “Given this history, it only felt right to use similar materials.” The building geometry and framing plan were also conducive to timber.

The 1040 W. Fulton project team included project architect for the base building, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture; interior architect for Summit’s headquarters, Eastlake Studio; owner’s representative, Carr Realty Advisors; structural engineer, IMEG Corporation; civil engineer, Weaver Consultants Group; and MEP engineer, WT Engineering. The building is being leased by Chad Schroedl, Scott Maesel and Drew Dillon of SVN Commercial Chicago. Construction financing was provided by First Bank of Highland Park.

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Mass Timber Project Featured in Connect Chicago

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Summit Completes Chicago’s First Mass Timber Project in 50 Years

Summit Design + Build, LLC recently completed the new construction of 1040 W. Fulton, a five-story, 42,000-square-foot office building in the Fulton Market District. Heavy timber construction was used to build 1040 W Fulton, making it the first multi-story mass timber building in Chicago in 50 years.

Floors 4 and 5 of the building are home to Summit Design + Build’s new headquarters. “1040 W. Fulton is a showplace for our company and an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction,” said company president Adam Miller.

As both the owner and general contractor of the building, Summit Design + Build chose wood construction because it’s a material consistent with other buildings in the historic neighborhood. “The project really echoes the neighborhood’s history when it was a meatpacking district and the majority of the buildings were made of raw milled heavy timber construction,” said Miller.

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Summit Completes the Construction of 1040 W Fulton

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Summit Design + Build Completes the Construction of 1040 W. Fulton

Summit Design + Build, LLC recently completed the new construction of 1040 W. Fulton, a five-story, 42,000 sf office building with ground-floor retail, a green roof and basement parking in Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Floors 4 and 5 of the building are home to general contractor Summit Design + Build’s new headquarters. “1040 W. Fulton is a showplace for our company and an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction,” said Adam Miller, President of Summit Design + Build.

Heavy timber construction was used to build 1040 W Fulton, making it the first multi-story mass timber building in the City of Chicago in 50 years, setting the stage for bringing more and larger timber projects to Chicago. A hybrid construction system was utilized in order to accommodate both Type I-A construction of two floors of parking on the basement and first floor, and its required fire separation, and Type III-A heavy-timber construction on the office floors. Exterior walls have steel columns and beams that support the brick cladding. Glulam columns, girders, and beams comprise the framing system, while the floor assembly includes a two-inch topping slab. The building is fully sprinklered.

1040 W Fulton

Summit Design + Build, both the owner and general contractor of the building, chose wood construction because it is a material consistent with other buildings in the historic neighborhood. “The project really echoes the neighborhood’s history when it was a meatpacking district and the majority of the buildings were made of raw milled heavy timber construction,” said Miller, “Given this history, it only felt right to use similar materials.” The building geometry and framing plan were also conducive to timber.

The 1040 West Fulton project team included project architect for the base building, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture; interior architect for Summit’s headquarters, Eastlake Studio; owner’s representative, Carr Realty Advisors; structural engineer, IMEG Corporation; civil engineer, Weaver Consultants Group; and MEP engineer, WT Engineering. The building is being leased by Chad Schroedl, Scott Maesel and Drew Dillon of SVN Commercial Chicago. Construction financing was provided by First Bank of Highland Park.

1040 W. Fulton Imagery