6 December 2018
Embrace Your Space: What Makes the Perfect Living Room
Of all the spaces within a home, the living room is the center for gathering, entertaining and relaxing. At 1000M, our living spaces are designed to be a cut above the rest.
1 November 2018
How Do High-End Properties Shake Up Spa Treatments? Salt Therapy
"Among the leading trends in high-end spas these days is use of Halotherapy, often referred to as salt therapy." Check out Forbes' spotlight on the 1000M Himalayan Salt Room.
25 October 2018
Autumn Amenities at 1000M
At 1000M, we promise an uncompromising commitment to the art of living, with amazing amenities not found anywhere else, providing residents with everything needed to savor the season from the comfort of home. Read more about our amazing autumn amenities.
24 October 2018
FEATURED PLAN: SKY RESIDENCE 02
There is nothing quite like the Sky Residences at 1000M, offering some of the most spectacular views of Chicago’s skyline, Lake Michigan and Grant Park. Read more on our latest featured floor plan:
24 October 2018
When 1000M's Sales Center finally opened its doors last fall, Kim Rice and Kurt Bonatz were among the first homebuyers. The couple gave us a glimpse into what attracted them to 1000M.
24 October 2018
Club 1000 Sets the Scene for Memorable Private Gatherings
Located on the 72nd floor of the building, Club 1000 brings a host of ultra-luxurious amenities and services that can be enjoyed year-round. Here are the highlights:
20 September 2018
STAY ACTIVE IN SEPTEMBER
At 1000M, we believe that being well is an ideal way to SEEK BEAUTY. Read our list of top picks for the rest of September on the blog!
13 September 2018
SUSTAINABILITY AT 1000M
1000M is dedicated to providing residents with an immaculate living experience, without compromising environmental awareness. Here are just a few ways 1000M remains conscious of our environmental impact through sustainability.
16 August 2018
STARRY NIGHTS ON THE SKY TERRACE
In the midst of all the city bustle, there’s nothing like escaping to a private aerie to enjoy an elegant night under the stars. 72 stories up, 1000M’s Sky Terrace is the ultimate destination to fully immerse yourself in elegance.
9 August 2018
1000M Wins Gold Award For Best Presentation Experience
"The 1000M Sales Gallery, designed by Kenneth Riha, ASID of PJR Design, is the winner of the 2018 Gold Award for Best Presentation Center awarded by The Nationals new home sales and marketing awards."
7 August 2018
Club 1000: Residents-Only Bars and Restaurants
Though there are many social spaces throughout 1000M, few are as enviable as the residents-only Club 1000, which is located on the 72nd-floor.
2 August 2018
SUMMER THURSDAYS AT 1000M
Through June and July, the 1000M Sales Gallery hosted Summer Thursdays, inviting visitors to events that reflect the values of 1000M; wholistic living, luxurious details, and curated programming for our community.
26 July 2018
JOHN KEATS AND SEEKING BEAUTY
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." Read more about the life of John Keats on our blog. Link in bio.
18 July 2018
A New Luxury Tower Is Rising Up In Chicago
In a prime lot on Michigan Avenue, architect Helmut Jahn is showing off his shape-shifting abilities with 1000M, a 74-story residential tower breaking ground in 2019.
11 July 2018
1000M’s First Buyers Big Fans Of Jahn
Chet and Katy Tetta were first in line when 1000M began sales last year. The devoted South Loopers talk about the neighborhood they love and the excitement of living in a Helmut Jahn building.
11 July 2018
A Match Made In Heaven: Book-matched Marble
When celebrated interior designer Kara Mann designed 1000M’s interiors, she included a number of features that make each home feel custom, including book-matching the marble in 1000M’s kitchens.
11 July 2018
At the heart of the wellness offerings is 1000M’s 11th floor Spa, which has a number of innovative features not found in any other condo building in Chicago.
5 July 2018
Entertaining on Level 11
Whether you’re throwing a birthday party or hosting a casual summer night in, 1000M is the perfect space for entertaining.
28 June 2018
1000M Library Lounge
No matter what you’re reading, the 1000M Library is the perfect place to curl up with a great book and enjoy the views.
15 June 2018
VIP ARCHITECTURE DISCUSSION
With the crowd hovering near the stunning video wall, John Goldsworthy of @properties and Jerry Karlik of JK Equities approached the microphone to provide short introductions. Joined by Michelangelo Sabatino, the Dean of the IIT College of Architecture, Helmut Jahn took to the stage in a sleek suit with fashionable white sneakers. Despite the generational gap, the two men engaged like longtime friends, joking about the history of the institution they share. Speaking in his signature German drawl, Jahn addressed Sabatino’s questions about the various chapters of Jahn’s career, including his design for the Thompson Center, which to this day, continues to serve as a lightning rod for fans and foes of Post-Modernism. Through bantor and humor, Jahn and Sabatino reflected back and forth on how time never stops and the city continually changes.
12 June 2018
Art-In-Buildings at 1000M: Ben Murray
Dear Cultural Connoisseurs, today we’re back with the second installment of Art-In-Buildings at 1000M. If you missed our first post, we’re covering the world-class collection of contemporary art currently on display at the award-winning 1000M Sales Gallery. For this second installment, we will be discussing Ben Murray and his piece, Hall (2015), part of his series of paintings In Life Review, which was exhibited at Monique Meloche Gallery in 2017. Hall is currently installed in Conference Room #2 of the 1000M Sales Gallery.
6 June 2018
At the edge of Grant Park, legendary architect Helmut Jahn offers up an elegant addition to the skyline—and to his legacy through 1000M.
5 June 2018
The Level 11 Spa: On Wellness and Being
No doubt you’ve seen the press about the exquisite Spa at 1000M, part of the sprawling 40,000 square feet of amenities provided by the ultra-luxury condominium tower. Let’s dive deeper into details of the Spa and the host of other wellness offerings unique to 1000M.
4 June 2018
NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT: 2 ALLERGEN-FILTERING LUXURY HOMES
1000M, the 74-story, super-luxury high-rise, is embracing year-round strategies to promote clean air, without sacrificing luxury or sustainability.
29 May 2018
Hot and Cold: Why State-of-the-Art HVAC Matters
Whether Chicago is blanketed in snow or drenched in summer sun, 1000M residents will enjoy their stunning views without ever having to battle harsh conditions, thanks to 1000M’s custom HVAC platform.
24 May 2018
History of the Porte-cochère: 1000M's Modern Take on a Classic Structure
As a prominent design feature elegantly integrated into the exterior of 1000M, the sleek Porte-cochère that leads to our expansive 400-car garage allows residents to travel effortlessly from their luxurious condos to their destinations.
15 May 2018
Perfect Wine, Forever Views and Radical Thinking
If you’re an oenophile, you take your wine seriously. That doesn’t just mean choosing the right bottle and perfect pairing; it simply must include the way the wine is stored, handled and served. Here at 1000M, we relish every last detail of connoisseurship.
1 May 2018
The Green Beyond
Jahn’s 1000M, set to break ground in early 2019, is incorporating a range of sustainable features to attain LEED certification. But its most intriguing one is a glossy skin of green-blue glass. “Thanks to building codes today, a lot of glass structures have silver or black coatings that limit transparency, which impacts daylighting, human comfort and more. But our design elements, such as deeper horizontal spandrels, are targeted to letting us achieve heightened transparency,” explains Jahn president Phil Castillo.
1 May 2018
Level 72: An Additional 10,000 SF of Amenities
Last week we began featuring some of 1000M’s splendid amenities to be found on Level 11. As we continue our journey, let’s pay a visit to Level 72, where 1000M’s very own Sky Terrace and Winter Garden are located. Perched like a precious nest high on a mountaintop, Level 72 doubles as an observation deck located on the top floor of our Helmut Jahn-designed luxury condominium skyscraper.
26 April 2018
12 Top Eco-Friendly Luxury Properties
1000M, the ultra-luxury condominium coming to Chicago, is registered with the USGBC, United States Green Building Council, and will be a LEED Certified Building. The building’s environmental impact on the surrounding community and region will be minimized through several strategies such as redirecting construction and building waste away from landfills. Additionally, by selecting many core building materials that contain high levels of recycled materials and are manufactured/ harvested and supplied locally, within a 500-mile radius of the project site.
26 April 2018
Tired of passe condo fitness centers? Over-the-top spas take wellness to another level.
At the 1000M condo on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, residents can take advantage of ice therapy and a Himalayan salt room that claims to clear pollens, viruses, toxins and pollutants from your body.
26 April 2018
1000M - A Curving, Cantilevering Building
The developers of 1000 South Michigan Avenue began their search for an architect with a competition. The luminary German architect, and long-time Chicago resident, Helmut Jahn was ultimately selected for his elegant design, and for his deep understanding of Chicago architectural traditions.