30 E. Adams St.
Sat, Oct 19: 10am - 4pm
Sun, Oct 20: 11am - 3pm
Alfred Alschuler, 1925
The Alfred is a 176-unit apartment building in the Loop, just renovated by FLATS. It joins their extensive portfolio of excellent adaptive reuse projects around the city, including The Lawrence House in Uptown and Bush Temple in River North. Named for architect Alfred Alschuler, who also designed Chicago’s London Guarantee & Accident Building (now LondonHouse hotel), the building first opened as offices in 1925. Many original interior details are preserved, such as herringbone wood flooring, Chicago-style windows, ornate elevator doors, and marble walls. The brick and terracotta exterior has been lovingly restored, and the rooftop now sports a stylish lounge opening onto a lush and expansive new outdoor terrace. The renovated lobby preserves remarkable details and includes coffee shop Heritage Outpost.
Visitors may enter the lobby and take elevators to the 3rd floor to view model studio, junior one-bedroom, and one-bedroom apartments. Then, head to the 13th floor rooftop lounge and terrace to take in views of the bustling city.
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