The Richelieu Flats in Chicago

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The Richelieu Flats
Formerly:The Karpen Building
Formerly:The Hotel Richelieu

318 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, The Loop 60604
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Quick Facts
  • Construction finish: 1885
  • Renovated: 1899 by Hessen-Mueller & Meldahl
  • Type: Skyscraper
  • Stories: 8
  • Residences: 5
  • July, 2012: Plans were announced to convert this office building into luxury residences.
  • The residential portion of this building consists of four 2,650-square-foot homes, each taking up an entire floor of the building. At the top is a fifth home taking up two full stories for 4,300 square feet.
  • Residential conversion developer: Metropolitan Properties
  • Residential conversion architecture firm: Pappageorge Haymes
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