As part of its Plan for Transformation, The Chicago Housing Authority has demolished all of the high-rise structures in the Cabrini Green public housing development, catalyzing the area's revitalization as a vibrant mixed-income and racially diverse neighborhood. Xavier is a landmark in this transforming neighborhood, designed to foster a strong sense of community and sustainable living.
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, and range from 500-1,000 SF. Additioally, 20% of units are reserved for the Chicago Housing Authority Property Rental Assistance Program.
The project provides a variety of resident amenities designed to promote community and social interaction among residents. The building’s lobby includes a living room, shared work space, and landscaped garden to promote gathering, lounging and working. Additionally, 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, sun deck, grilling stations, lawn, and viewing decks with fire pits. Level 18 features 2 lounges with a demonstration kitchen and movie room, and a landscaped rooftop deck with 360-degree 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. Resident-oriented programs to promote sustainable urban living include active demonstrations of building systems and energy usage, bicycle storage and maintenance, ride-sharing, and electric vehicle charging stations.
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.