• 66,000-SF Chicago headquarters of the Scottish Rite
  • 300-foot long circulation space with cathedral arch ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows
  • 5,400-SF preceptory with full theatrical fly and 277 seats with nine removable seats for ADA accessibility
  • Design mixes 18th and 19th-century tradition with modern amenities, high-end finishes and state-of-the-art technology
  • Integration of symbology, patterns, artwork and historic items from the former Scottish Rite Cathedral on North Dearborn
  • Full-service kitchen and bar with oversized fireplace
  • Traditional Masonic lodge hall, dining room, locker room, museum, library, game room and administrative offices
  • 16.25-acre site had been untouched for more than 30 years, requiring significant tree preservation and relocation to comply with village laws
  • Permeable paver parking lot and irrigation system
  • 30 inches of snow and torrential rainfall during construction caused 50 weather delay days, but the team was still able to maintain its original occupancy date
  • Project finished with a perfect safety record and zero incident rate throughout its 157,000 total man hours
  • Best of the Best Award (International Interior Design Association)
  • Build-to-Suit Award Finalist (Greater Chicago Food Depository)