1600 N. Milwaukee (The Robey)

  • Client: DRW Real Estate
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Size: 76,000 square feet
  • Services Provided: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection

WMA MEP/FP design services for the redevelopment of this historic landmark in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood into a hospitality-focused, mixed-use project. The building at 1600 N Milwaukee Avenue was transformed into a boutique hotel consisting of sixty-seven guestrooms, twenty-four shared room hostel suites, a café, lounge, private event space, a diner, restaurant, basement bar, and rooftop lounge. The existing building is designated as a contributing building in the Milwaukee Avenue Landmark District and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. WMA also provided support services for the Class L Landmark Illinois Incentive Program.

Completed: 2017

Architect: Antunovich Associates