XAVIER RESIDENTIAL TOWER

XAVIER RESIDENTIAL TOWER

CHICAGO, IL

XAVIER RESIDENTIAL TOWER

CHICAGO, IL
240 Residential Units
18 Stories
280,000 SF

Overview


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.

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