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Historical, Interiors

World of Whirlpool

25 - 75,000SF, Build-out, Historic, Renovation, $5 - $10 Million

World of Whirlpool

Chicago, Illinois 

The World of Whirlpool is a new flagship brand and product experience center in Chicago’s Reid Murdoch Center. Nearly 30,000-SF, the $5M “World of Whirlpool Corporation” facility is designed to create excitement around Whirlpool Corporation brands by creating a destination environment that attracts and engages trade customers, designers and influencers to experience the brands in interactive, state-of-the-art environments.

  • Creation of 12 operational kitchens on the penthouse of the over 100-year-old historical Reed Murdoch Building
  • Extensive plaster work creating individual kitchens
  • Extensive mechanical, electrical, and audio-visual coordination in each kitchen
  • Build-out of four-story clock tower overlooking Chicago River
  • Exterior roof features include outdoor kitchens and outdoor grille areas
  • Required removal and support of 4’ thick concrete beams for new stairs and elevator
  • Winner of Interior Architecture Award, Honor Award – AIA 2011 Design Excellence Awards