A new lease on life
The LondonHouse, Chicago (US)
The building, completed in 1923 and originally designed by the architect Alfred S. Alschuler, forms part of the Windy City’s old highrise elite. The attraction was declared a listed building in 1996. This status had a major impact on the plans to convert the magnificent neoGothic building into a luxury hotel. Thanks to a horizontal storeybased drainage in combination with the Duofix installation system, the concrete floors remain intact and there is nothing in the way of the historic giant being given a new lease on life.