The Robey Hotel
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.
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.
The hotel stands out among the growing hotel market in Chicago. The historic building combines a unique exterior with a hotel space that will help draw tourists to this world-renowned community.