Lendlease was selected by Gerding Edlen to provide general construction services for Xavier, a new residential building located at 625 West Division in Chicago's Cabrini-Green neighborhood.
Project at a glance
Named after Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Xavier is an 18-story, 244,000 square foot apartment building housing 240 studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Gerding Edlen included 10 percent of the building's units for Section 8 tenants and another 10 percent for affordable units.
Xavier offers residents a unique blend of luxury accommodations, modern amenities, and a premier location. The residential units, made from sustainable materials, were designed with state-of-the-art features promoting an environmentally conscious urban lifestyle. They include contemporary kitchens with cabinet-faced appliances, stone countertops and a blackened steel backsplash, exposed concrete ceilings, LED lighting, hardwood floors throughout, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows which offer striking views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.
Amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness studio, pet spa with indoor and outdoor play areas, bicycle parking and maintenance facilities, and a lobby with a fireplace, co-working table, lounge seating and conference room. The outdoor terrace and sundeck includes a pool, cabanas, grilling stations, fire pits and a lounge with game tables, a fireplace and kitchenette. The building's rooftop lounge offers a chef's kitchen, private conference spaces, a media screening room and an outdoor deck with seating. Xavier also offers electric car charging stations.