Congress/LaSalle Inter-modal Connector, Chicago, Illinois

Completed 2011

client: chicago department of transportation, chicago transit authority, metra

structural engineer: TGRWA - www.tgrwa.com

civil / landscape engineer: site design group - www.site-design.com

mep engineering: singh & associates

photography: hedrich blessing photographers

The program of this building was to provide a vertical connection from the Metra LaSalle train station to CTA bus intermodal at  street level and a passenger waiting area for 9 bus routes. The elevator tower was constructed with translucent channel glass that is back-lit at night. The individual bus shelters are enclosed with trellis work that holds flowering vines.

Project 01

pedestrian plaza - ground & train level

pedestrian plaza - ground level

pedestrian plaza - ground level

pedestrian plaza - ground level, night view

bus plaza - ground level, night view