Chicago, IL
4,000,000 Sq/Ft


One of the largest privately held commercial buildings in the United States, Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart needed a full-scale reimagining of what it meant to building tenants and the city of Chicago at large. A+I’s design reinvigorates and reconnects historic parts of the building and dramatically changes the way the community — theMART’s tenants and visitors alike —experience the building.

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Project Team: Meg Kalinowski, Javier Moreno, Kate Thatcher, Aaron Whitney
Paul Pritivera, Alexis Coir, Bernard Peng, Alan Calixto, Peter Knutson

Photography: Magda Biernat

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