ABC-7 State Street Studio Renovation
- Legat Architects
- ABC-& State Street Studio
- Consultants Environmental Systems Design, Inc. (MEP); Thornton Tomasetti Engineers (Structural); Shen Milsom & Wilke (Technology)
- Division Commercial
- Location Chicago, IL
- General contractor Turner Special Projects
Puncturing the columned lower fašade of a 1917 commercial building on State Street is a modern broadcast studio separated from the busy public sidewalk only by a wall of glass. The point-support glass system appears to float free of the building's structure, heightening the feeling that TV news personalities are sharing the space with the citizenry. The LED sculpture, 42 feet high, enhances the buzzing, contemporary attitude of the scene.