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Paddle tennis and swinging benches: A look inside SOM’s next West Loop office tower

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New renderings highlight 330 N. Green’s extensive indoor and outdoor amenities

The developer of 20-story office tower planned for Chicago’s booming Fulton Market District in the West Loop has taken the wraps off the building’s interior amenities in new renderings from architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

Known by its address of 330 N. Green Street, the building is part of a trio of similarly sized nearby office projects revealed by local developer Sterling Bay earlier this year. It will replace the existing low-rise building formerly occupied by Coyne College.

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The latest images show a building that meets the street with a high-ceilinged ground floor, containing three commercial retail bays and an open lobby with a stepped, stair-like congregating space. Above, the exterior sports a facade of glass and metal. A three part architectural design sees the number of vertical columns reduce as the building rises. The most eye-catching detail of 330 is an oversized, south-facing balcony known as “the porch.”

While 330 N. Green may lack the tenant bowling alley of the Sterling Bay project at 311 W. Monroe, its elevated amenity level does provide an indoor/outdoor bar, fitness center, and paddle tennis courts. In addition to the aforementioned “porch,” workers can get fresh air (and sweeping skyline views) from the building’s landscaped rooftop terrace.

The building manages to conceal its 205-car parking garage behind industrial-looking perforated metal screening. Private vehicular access takes place off of Peoria Street, which dead-ends at the site. A dedicated drop-off area for ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber is provided on Wayman Street

A zoning application for both 330 N. Green and its 19-story neighbor at 333 N. Green got the nod from the Chicago Plan Commission last month. While the latter already signed advertising firm WPP as a tenant and is in the process tearing up the existing parking lot in preparation for construction, there’s no word yet as to when the building at 330 N. Green is expected to break ground.

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