Their challenge

The site is a 12-story tower was the first skyscraper built outside of the downtown Chicago area, and the building maintains landmark status. Convexity wanted to convert the building into a boutique hotel, and they needed a design partner to assist with systems design services for this landmark building.

Our solution

Salas O’Brien provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design work for the redevelopment into a boutique hotel. The Robey offers many amenities and includes 69 guestrooms, 24 of which are shared hostel suites. In addition, Salas O’Brien provided Class L Landmark designation support.