800 West Fulton Market

Currently under construction, 800 W Fulton Market is a LEED Platinum (the highest possible sustainability certification),  Class A commercial office development located in Chicago’s Fulton Market with a schedule completion date of 2021. Once completed, the development will stand at 18-stories with 431,500 square feet and 35,000gsf of retail at the base level,  spanning the length of a city block.   This building is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and developed by Thor Equities.

VDA is providing  consulting services related to the design and new construction of the vertical transportation equipment to serve the building. Our scope included the design of Four (4) Hi Rise Passenger Elevators, Four (4) Low Rise Passenger Elevators utilizing Destination Dispatching technology, One (1) Fire/Service Elevator, One (1) Lobby Shuttle elevator, One (1) Restaurant Shuttle Elevator and a single retail shuttle elevator.

800WFM will be SMART building where many of the buildings interrelated systems such as HVAC, Lighting, Security Systems, and the Elevators will be controlled and monitored through a single Building Automation System.  The high-rise and low-rise elevator banks will also be integrated with the building security system utilizing  Destination Dispatch Controls.   The cabs of these elevators will have glass walls which will  provide a unique skyline view of Chicago.