1400 Lake Shore Drive: updating a landmark

1400 N. Lake Shore Drive

The September issue of New Homes Magazine takes a look at the renovations for RDM Development‘s 1400 Lake Shore Drive, a 1927 high-rise with a lobby on the national register of historic places:

In upgrading the units and common spaces, RDM was committed to preserving the classical style, says Corey Zussman, an in-house architect with RDM who worked on the rehab with a team of designers.

The elevators are a case in point. Zussman guessed that the most recent renovation had taken place in the ’60s: the walls were covered in plastic laminate and the ceilings were mirrored. RDM replaced these finishes with wood paneling reminiscent of the ’20s.

Read more at New Homes Magazine online.

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