The Admiral at the Lake in Chicago, Illinois. Rendering courtesy Perkins + Will.

The Admiral at the Lake



The Admiral at the Lake offers first-class services and amenities and comprehensive health and wellness programs for Chicago’s seniors. Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design of the 31-story, 349,531-square-foot independent living high-rise with a 12-story, 91,588-square-foot healthcare center and 138,879-square-foot parking facility near Lake Michigan. The structural system consists of post-tensioned concrete flat slabs and concrete shear walls. The majority of the tower cladding is poured in place concrete walls.

The building features garden and rooftop terraces with views of the city and the lake, a library/resource center, business center, creative arts studio, salon and spa, media room/theater and fitness center with a heated indoor pool.

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