Luxury Condominiums in Chicago at The Legacy at Millennium Park Win Gold Award in 2011’s Best in American Living Awards Program
Feb 28th, 2012

Luxury condominiums in Chicago at The Legacy recognized for design excellence by the National Association of Home Builders Design Committee

Luxury Condominiums in Chicago at The Legacy at Millennium Park Win Gold Award in 2011’s Best in American Living Awards Program

The Legacy at Millennium Park, a 72-story building with luxury condominiums in Chicago overlooking Millennium Park, has won the 2011 Best in American Living Gold Award for High-Rise Multifamily Housing. The winners were announced at the 2012 International Builders Show held February 8-11, in Orlando.

The Legacy enhances the Chicago skyline with a slender design that maximizes unobstructed views to Millennium Park, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan from most floor plans. The building was hailed for its contemporary architecture, luxury residences and innovative planning, which included the preservation and restoration of three historic masonry and terracotta facades in the Jewelers’ Row District on Wabash Avenue.

“The Legacy is a modern building successfully woven into the historic fabric of Chicago’s civic and cultural center. We are proud to have our efforts affirmed with this prestigious award,” said Richard A. Hanson, principal and founder of Mesa Development LLC. The development team also includes Walsh Investors and Solomon Cordwell Buenz architects. All three companies are based in Chicago.

In addition to the BALA Award, the building has received widespread acclaim. It was a finalist for the international 2010 Emporis Skyscraper Award and was also named Best New Residential Building of 2010 by Friends of Downtown.

Currently, The Legacy at Millennium Park offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom luxury condominiums in Chicago as well as a handful of penthouse residences ranging from 875 to 9,301 square feet. Prices range from the high-$300,000s to $6 million.

The tower also has an assortment of luxury amenities including an indoor pool and spa, fitness center, two community rooms, sky gardens, 24-hour doorman, and on-site concierge. Another unique amenity is its connection to the adjacent University Club of Chicago. A sky-bridge on The Legacy’s 13th floor allows building residents who are club members to directly access the club, and all Legacy at Millennium Park owners have access to a number of club services including hotel rooms for visiting guests. The University Club is an independent private-membership club with admission governed by its own policies and bylaws.

The Legacy at Millennium Park is exclusively marketed by @properties. The sales center is located in the building at 60 E. Monroe St. Hours are 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information on the Legacy at Millennium Park's luxury condominiums in Chicago, call (312) 252-0060 and visit

About Mesa Development LLC
Mesa Development is a Chicago-based, national real estate investment and development firm with a long track record of success in completing urban, mixed-use residential projects. In addition to The Legacy, Mesa and Walsh Investors successfully completed the Heritage at Millennium Park luxury condominium project in Chicago in 2005. For more information, visit

About Walsh Investors
Walsh Investors, LLC is the investment arm of the Walsh family, owners of The Walsh Group. The Walsh Group, headquartered in Chicago, is one of North America’s largest general contracting, construction management and design-build firm. Walsh Investors, through direct investment and various partnerships and joint ventures, has developed or invested in office, industrial and residential developments throughout the United States and Canada.

About @properties
Established in 2000, @properties is the No. 1 residential brokerage firm in the city of Chicago by market share and the third largest brokerage firm in Northern Illinois. @properties is also Chicago’s leading firm for the sales and marketing of condominium developments and conversions. The company has offices in River North, Streeterville, Lincoln Park, Bucktown, Lakeview, Evanston, Winnetka and Lake Forest, and is opening in Highland Park in early 2012. For more information, visit

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