LIVING IN CHICAGO | REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENTS THE SUITE LIFE Deluxe amenities and interior design services from Gary Lee Partners are putting this new-build project on the map. By Brandy Kraft As of spring 2016, the Gold Coast will see its rst new condo building in years, and people are already talking. e corner of Elm and State streets will soon boast a luxury residential building of only 35 units by SCB architects, Convexity and @properties. In an area known for its prime location but old construction, the brand-new LEED-certi ed building will shine, thanks to its ground-up construction and sleek, modern aesthetic. e wood-paneled lobby and its 24-hour doorman welcome guests and residents into a spacious area with 13-foot ceilings and private elevator entry. Of course, the building will include all of the top-notch amenities you would expect, like a conference room, pool, sundeck and tness center, but the design is what sets this development apart from its competitors. Half-and full-oor units boast open-concept oor plans, 10-foot ceilings and a private terrace, along with interior selections each buyer makes with the help of the design team at Gary Lee Partners. ree meetings with the renowned design rm are included with each residential condominium; lighting, audio, video and smart-home technology can also be customized with Tunnel Vision Technology. Buyers will have the option to distinguish the space themselves or to have Gary Lee Partners complete the unit for them. is personalization ensures that the residence truly feels like home. “Our nish selections were curated to blend well together in any combination so that buyers without further design assistance could feel con dent in making selections to personalize their homes,” says David Grout of Gary Lee Partners. Units from $2.2 million-$7.2 million, 312.542.1144, 4eastelm.com 72 INTERIORS SUMMER/FALL 2015 SOAK IT IN From top: Buyers have a well-edited selection of ﬁ nishes to choose from thanks to the partnership between @properties and Gary Lee Partners; residents will have access to a landscaped sun deck and outdoor pool (shown above) along with a spa and ﬁ tness center.