1601 South Indiana Avenue

  • 1601 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago, IL
  • Residential
  • Built: ca. 1910s
  • Restored: 2006-2007
1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

This was a loft conversion building in the city's south loop.

1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

Balconies were added to this building during the conversion to residential, and the balconies were improperly connected to the building's structure.

1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

A typical balcony connection that required repair with the surrounding masonry showing signs of distress.

1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

A typical balcony connection being reanchored to the under-lying structure.

1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

Due to the stress of the balconies and rusting of under-lying steel, several areas of brick masonry had to be removed and rebuilt.

1601 South Indiana construction photo
1601 South Indiana construction photo

A view of the façade during restoration.