2100 S. Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
Public Building Commission of Chicago, Wight & Company, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
dbHMS, Drucker Zajdel Structural Engineers, Pioneer EES, TERRA Engineering, Ltd.
Teaming with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP (SOM) and Wight & Company, the new Chinatown Branch library on Archer Avenue and Wentworth Avenue is a community center for the growing Chinatown community. Creating a cohesive experience, the design borrowed imagery and vision from traditional and contemporary Chinese design aesthetics, including water, islands, and mountains.
2015 The Architect's Newspaper Building of the Year: Midwest