Xavier Apartments

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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.

Xavier Apartments

Client
Gerding Edlen
Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Completion
2016
Area
244,000 square feet
Assignments
General Construction, GMP
Architect
GREC Architects, LLC, Wolff Landscape Architecture, Inc.

Project outcome

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.