Chicago photographers Miller + Miller Architectural Photography recently photographed skyline drone aerial, exterior building, and interior photography at Spoke Apartments in Chicago. Spoke Apartments is Chicago’s brand new, two-tower community in the River West neighborhood offering retail, commercial space, and residential apartments, townhomes rentals. One of our objectives for the shoot was a focus of photos for the communities residential marketing and photographs within the mix of unique on-site building amenities for residents. The apartment community’s marketing “728 reasons to live here. You could leave, but you don’t have to. This is the address that has it all.”
The open-concept and ultra-unique floor plans feature stainless steel appliances and dramatic panoramic views of the Chicago skyline. The mixed-use development has a convenient location offering instant access to River West, West Town, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, the bus, interstate, and downtown Chicago via the CTA Blue Line subway and Milwaukee Avenue’s “Hipster Highway.”
M+M is a Chicago drone aerial photographer, exterior architecture, and interior room apartment photographer. The exterior and interior photographs for this Chicago apartment photography shoot included a specific request for the photos to be atmospheric and the shoot to include lifestyle architectural exterior and interior photos with people. The images not only captured the architectural surrounding for exteriors and interior room photographs, but also incorporated people and residents in motion, adding a trendy lifestyle element into the photos to be used for the leasing marketing for the Chicago apartment building’s busy location and the multi-family property amenity spaces.
One impressive highlight for this newly development apartment building is it’s abundance of on-site amenities for renters. The client desired us to choose the most impactful and photographic spaces whereas we selected the lobby and a few vibrant common area spaces for the photography to occur. A few of the numerous amenity spaces and rooms at Spoke include a Virtual cycling studio, yoga, gaming room, luxury sky lounge penthouse, party rooms, spinning studio, 24-hour fitness center, an acre plus of outdoor space, the South Tower’s indoor/outdoor fireplace, outdoor terraces, rooftop pool, private cabanas, bbq, outdoor kitchens, firepits, dog run & spa, parking garage, stage, music room, game room, and recording studio.
Inside the apartment property are unique interior décor designs, architectural design elements, and art filling the interior of the commercial residential building. Curated by Patti Gilford Fine Arts, 24 innovative Chicago-based artists were carefully selected to complement the architecture and culture of Spoke. Akin to living in a contemporary art gallery, the lobbies, amenity spaces, and residential corridors of each building display vibrant, diverse, and thought-provoking paintings, drawings, photography and more providing an unrivaled cultural experience of living alongside contemporary art. We enjoyed the mixing all of the vibrant elements together combining the unique amenity room’s luxury and artsy design details with people walking within the artistic architectural interior photography images.
The Spoke development is the result of a collaboration between Morgan Holdings and the Bond Companies. Ronnie Morgan and Rob & Larry Bond joined forces to create the best residential rental community in this prime location in Chicago, Illinois.
Contributors for The Spoke Apartments located at 728 N Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60642 www.spokeapts.com development include FitzGerald Associates Architects, REFF Chicago, Bond Companies, USGBC LEED green building apartments, Bentall Kennedy, GreenOak Real Estate, Bentall GreenOak Real Estate Investment Advisors, Sun Life Financial, Bozzuto Group Apartment Property Management, Bond Companies
Miller + Miller Architectural Photography is your established photographer team with accomplished abilities in photographing interior and exterior photography of residential and commercial spaces. Photographing creative advertising and marketing images, interior photography, exterior photography, interiors room photos with people, and aerial drone photo services for today’s finest built developments, skyscrapers, high-rise properties, apartments, large buildings, architects, and more.
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150 North Riverside is one of Chicago’s most impressive new skyscrapers situated alongside the Chicago River. The highrise skyscraper building is is 53 stories tall with a height of 747 feet to the roof. This large building only encompasses an impressive twenty-five percent of the lot. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The building features a stunningly beautiful LED art display designed by Yuge Zhou, Director and Curator of 150 Media Stream
The large building’s Architect, Chicago based Goettsch Partners, www.gpchicago.com utilized an ingenious cantilever design to maximize the amount of office space above the small two-acre lot along side the high demand west bank Chicago river real estate. At the ENR Midwest 2017 Best Projects Awards ceremony Goettsch Partners’ high rise project was presented with multiple awards including the top honor “Project of the Year award”. The masterpiece was also recognized as Best Project in the Office/Retail/Mixed-Use category.
Chicago, Illinois & Bethesda, Maryland based Clark Construction www.clarkconstruction.com completed work on the superstructure in 2017 and won a “Build America Award” for building this 54-story office tower with 1.2 million square feet of leasable space cantilevering off a concrete core enclosed in a curtainwall façade.
The developer for 150 N Riverside was Chicago, IL based John O’Donnell, Riverside Investment and Development Company. 150 North Riverside boasts 1.2 million square foot ofClass A+ office development located in the dynamic West Loop submarket. Located at the confluence of the three branches of the Chicago River, the Project offers a premiere location, convenient access to all major transportation systems, premium view corridors, large open floor plates and lobbies, and state-of-the-art building technology. Situated in between Randolph and Lake St this transit oriented site is steps away from commuter and CTA rail lines. On-site amenities include a conference center, board rooms, a luxury restaurant, a 6,000 Square Foot fitness center as well as 100 valet and reserved parking stalls. The Project delivers an unprecedented 1.5 acre landscaped public park at the base of the building as well as 360 feet of Riverwalk frontage. The modern architectural style utilizes a steel structure, concrete core construction, high performance floor to ceiling glass, 9’-6”clear ceiling height, and high end stone elements at the pedestrian level and lobbies. The iconic design has achieved LEED Gold pre-certification and features the most technologically advanced mechanical and building systems in the market.
The structural engineer was Seattle, Washington based Magnusson Klemencic Associates. Class A office tower on an extremely challenging site adjacent to the Chicago River and active Amtrak rail lines. In response to the multiple site challenges, the building features an innovative, tapered superstructure design to create a footprint equal to just 25% of the tower’s floor area. Building accelerations are managed with 12 liquid mass dampers, and the project includes many innovations and engineering “firsts,” including the development of a thin concrete central building core structural system; use of the largest rolled steel sections in the world; design of a high-capacity primary foundation system using half as many support pilings; and many more. Awards include: 2016 Jurors’ Favorite/Most Innovative Structure, Excellence in Structural Engineering, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois, 2017 Building Team Award, Platinum Award, Building Design + Construction, 2017 New Construction Chicago Over $55 Million Finalist, Chicago Building Congress Merit Awards. MILLER+MILLER specializes in High-rise Skyscraper Buildings Photography and much more.