Their challenge

The Shoreland Hotel is a historic landmark in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood that the client wanted to rehabilitate into a luxury residential apartment building.Studio Gang needed to find a design firm that was not only experienced with historic buildings but also had experience in the residential market.

Our solution

Salas O’Brien provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design for the 468,000-square-foot former hotel. Much care was taken to reuse many of the building’s original materials and features. The project included 334 high-end residential apartment units and luxury amenities.