O’Neil 12- Story Demolition, Chicago, IL

KCOM is currently completing selective demolition of the former 12 story Atlantic Bank Building at 168 N. Michigan Ave. in Chicago IL, is a 100 year old structure built in 1916.  The building structure is a structural steel frame with structural steel shapes from the early days of the American steel industry. The floor slabs are flat tile arches. The renovation with selective demolition provided by KCOM, includes modifications to the vertical circulation with the removal of an existing elevator bank and new structural openings to install a full height stairway. Other modifications include the removal of the penthouse and roof to install a 5 story addition. Modifications will also be made to the front entry canopy and restore the historic nature of the structure.