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Old 02-23-2017, 06:26 AM   #1
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Office attached to Residential?

With all the infill activity going on does anyone know of any examples where an office building is attached to a residential or mixed use building at the side (whether or not by a party wall). attached buildings use to be built all the time, but its rarer to see office attaching to residential with the standard floorplans desired today. I'm curious to see the floor plans along the walls that attach of any examples you all may know of.

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Re: Office attached to Residential?

I know the Hancock Tower in Chicago is part office and part condo. The slope design means smaller floor plates at the top which are better for residential. But I don't know too many other buildings like this.
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Re: Office attached to Residential?

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With all the infill activity going on does anyone know of any examples where an office building is attached to a residential or mixed use building at the side (whether or not by a party wall). attached buildings use to be built all the time, but its rarer to see office attaching to residential with the standard floorplans desired today. I'm curious to see the floor plans along the walls that attach of any examples you all may know of.

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How large a scale are you talking about (e.g., coexisting within a skyscraper versus an infill or small stand-alone project?).

A very recent Boston example of mid-scale size is the Lovejoy wharf redevelopment: offices on one side of a party wall (the Converse headquarters); residential on the other side. This is admittedly a 2-part development, but the master plan for the wharf was designed with mixed use intentions
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How large a scale are you talking about (e.g., coexisting within a skyscraper versus an infill or small stand-alone project?).

A very recent Boston example of mid-scale size is the Lovejoy wharf redevelopment: offices on one side of a party wall (the Converse headquarters); residential on the other side. This is admittedly a 2-part development, but the master plan for the wharf was designed with mixed use intentions
This is exactly what i'm talking about, any examples like this large or small would be helpful.

EDIT: I am not talking about vertically mixed uses.
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I know the Hancock Tower in Chicago is part office and part condo. The slope design means smaller floor plates at the top which are better for residential. But I don't know too many other buildings like this.
There are a number of vertical mixed use properties with part residence+hotel/office or residence/office vertically.

Liberty Place, Philadelphia
Espírito Santo Plaza (Conrad Miami), Brickell Miami
900 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago
The Shard, London
Burj Khalifa, Dubai
Greyhound Building, Dallas
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