This past week, YIMBY captured the the tower crane disassembly at 160 N Morgan Street, a 30-story mixed-use tower nearing completion in Fulton Market District. This joint venture between Sterling Bay and Ascentris now stands its full 350 feet in height and is set to feature 282 rental apartments situated above 2,657 square feet of retail space.
The building will offer various living spaces, ranging from studios to two-bedroom floor plans, with 28 units designated as affordable housing. Additionally, the developers have committed $2 million to the neighborhood opportunity fund and $5.26 million to support a new mixed-income residential project in the South Loop. Residents amenities will include an outdoor deck on the fifth floor, an indoor fitness center, a lounge, 89 parking spaces in a podium garage, and 153 bicycle parking spaces.
Designed by bKL Architecture, the tower exhibits a rectangular massing split into two offset volumes. The facade features floor-to-ceiling windows, red metallic paneling, and dark gray metal accents. The southern section of the tower extends over the podium, with a mosaic pattern on its underside, supported by two distinct Y-shaped columns.
The location at 160 N Morgan Street offers public transportation access in close proximity. Within a 10-minute walk, residents will find multiple Divvy bike stations and bus transit options for Routes 8 and 20.Morgan station, which serves the Green and Pink Lines, is a minute walk to the north.
Walsh Construction is the project’s general contractor, with an estimated total cost of $82 million. The target completion and opening is set for the coming months.