1200 North Lake Shore Drive

  • 1200 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL
  • Residential
  • Built: 1913
  • Restored: 2009-2011
1200 North Lake construction photo
1200 North Lake construction photo

Terra cotta units were removed from the building façade and replaced with temporary plywood protection. The pieces were then reinstalled after months of modeling and fabrication.

1200 North Lake construction photo
1200 North Lake construction photo

Brick, limestone and terra cotta were all used in the original construction of this building and were all removed, unveiling the under-lying building condition.

1200 North Lake construction photo
1200 North Lake construction photo

Extensive repairs were performed at all four corners of the building with the help of modular swing-stage scaffolding.

1200 North Lake construction photo
1200 North Lake construction photo

As brick was removed, the steel structure became visible.

1200 North Lake construction photo
1200 North Lake construction photo

A swing stage is lowered to continue work on the building’s corner.