21 May 2020
Styling Tips from Kara Mann
Inspired by spaces within 1000M, interior designer Kara Mann shares her styling tips that can transform a room (even during shelter-in-place).
19 May 2020
1000M Donates Meals to Saint Joseph Hospital
The 1000M team came together to donate 100 meals to the staff at Saint Joseph Hospital, as our way of saying thank you to essential workers during COVID-19.
28 April 2020
For Increased Privacy — Homes to Buy Around the Globe
Lux Expose recently shared an article on luxurious homes around the globe that boast privacy as a unique amenity — with a feature on 1000M.
13 April 2020
Sawyer's Birthday Story
This weekend, we helped a very special neighbor with a big celebration during quarantine. Read Sawyer's birthday story on our blog now.
24 March 2020
Green Homes 2.0: Sustainability and Resilience in New Construction
Chicago Agent Magazine recently published an article exploring sustainable construction in a climate-change affected world, including a feature on 1000M.
10 March 2020
FEATURED PLAN: SKY RESIDENCE 4901
Our featured plan: Sky Residence 4901, boasts three bedrooms, three full baths, expansive living space and gorgeous views of Chicago.
27 February 2020
1000M Construction Update
Here is the latest 1000M construction update on what’s currently in progress and what’s on the horizon for our ultra-luxury skyscraper.
4 February 2020
Building a Strong Foundation with Magnusson Klemencic Associates
We sat down with Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), Structural Engineers for 1000M, to discuss how their role contributed to the building’s rise.
30 January 2020
Making a Model of 1000M
We sat down with Columbian Model & Exhibit Works to discuss what it took to make the stunning 1000M Sales Gallery building model.
16 January 2020
Making a Model of Chicago
We’re proud to share that 1000M recently took its spot in CAC’s City of Chicago model, with a miniature model of the building placed into the interactive installation.
14 January 2020
1000M Construction Update
This week, we spoke with the 1000M construction team to get the most recent update on what’s going on at the site—and what’s in store ahead.
2 January 2020
Wellness Resolutions for 2020
As we make our New Years resolutions for 2020, placing emphasis on overall wellness will ensure we start the year strong.
26 December 2019
2019: A Year in Review
As we eagerly await the start of 2020, we can’t help but look back on all of 2019’s monumental moments.
19 December 2019
Living in the Loop
1000M is located in the heart of Chicago’s burgeoning South Loop neighborhood, a neighborhood that is the prime place to live, work and play.
12 December 2019
A First Look at 1000M Construction
Construction is officially underway at 1000M, and we sat down with James McHugh Construction Company to get all the dirty details.
3 December 2019
Construction begins on Helmut Jahn’s 74-story tower that will alter the skyline
Curbed Chicago shared about the official start of construction on our 74-story ultra-luxury skyscraper forever changing the Chicago skyline.
21 November 2019
Meet Our Sales Gallery Team
Meet the members of our 1000M Sales Gallery team, who add the perfectly balanced professional/personal touch to the experience of finding your next home.
8 November 2019
1000M Voted New Development of the Year by Chicago Agent
1000M was voted New Development of the Year by Chicago Agent Magazine.
5 November 2019
Celebrating Groundbreaking News
Ever since we held the official 1000M Groundbreaking Ceremony, the media has been abuzz sharing news about the future of the development. Read more here.
29 October 2019
1000M Groundbreaking Event
Last week we hosted our official 1000M Groundbreaking Event. Get an inside look at the exclusive and exciting event by reading more here.
25 October 2019
Groundbreaking News Continues
The official 1000M Groundbreaking ceremony took place yesterday and everyone is abuzz, sharing their excitement and updates on the project’s momentum.
22 October 2019
This week, 1000M is officially breaking ground, and everyone is talking about it. Hear what major publications have to say.
15 August 2019
Residents of 1000M will enjoy a variety of luxury outdoor amenities, unrivaled by other Chicago condominium buildings.
15 August 2019
Buyer Spotlight: Pat Young
We sat down with real estate agent Pat Young to find out why 1000M has been such a hit with her and her clients.
15 August 2019
Old School Developers Thinking Like Millennials
Luxe Expose recently shared real estate marketing teams using social and digital media in new, innovative ways, with a feature on 1000M. Read more here.
13 August 2019
Cozy Up With A Browsing Of Residential Libraries Designed By Women
Recently, Forbes spotlighted residential libraries designed by women, with a feature on the 1000M Level 11 Library Lounge. Read more here.
18 July 2019
Creating the Perfect Private Library
Unique Home recently shared an article on designing the perfect private library, including a feature on 1000M. Read more here.
2 July 2019
Drilling Down on 1000M Construction
How, exactly, does a parking lot become a skyline-changing, ultraluxury 74-story skyscraper? We're drilling down on the construction process at 1000M.
25 June 2019
Suburban Amenities in Urban Cities: Noteworthy News
1000M has been creating buzz in recent media for our luxury amenities that create suburban-level comfort in an urban setting.
11 June 2019
As part of 1000M's Spring Into Summer event series, we had beverage baron Kai Wilson talk all things Tequila 101. We're sharing more in case you missed it.
28 May 2019
The New Class of Skyscrapers That Will Forever Change the Chicago Skyline
Read Curbed Chicago's full article on the skyscrapers that are changing Chicago's skyline, including a spotlight on 1000M.
16 May 2019
Patio Season in Chicago
When the first rays of summer sun hit the city, everyone knows what it means: the outdoor season has begun. We're sharing the best patio season dining spots near 1000M.
9 May 2019
1000M Michigan Avenue Barricade Giveaway
We’re hosting a giveaway around our amazing new Michigan Avenue barricade artwork. Read more for details.
2 May 2019
Yoga and the City: Effects of a Mindful Practice
The Level 11 Sun Deck at 1000M outdoor yoga and meditation space is the perfect place to stretch in the sun, and take advantage of the surprising health benefits of yoga.
18 April 2019
Buyers Spotlight: Dr. Sam Koppula
In our latest blog, one of our buyers, Dr. Sam Koppula, shares with us what made 1000M stand out from other new developments, and which amenities she’s most looking forward to enjoying.
18 April 2019
FEATURED PLAN: SKY RESIDENCE 6901
Get an inside look at Sky Residence 6901, one of our featured floorplans.
18 April 2019
International Collection: Globally Inspired
In designing 1000M's International Collection, the development team drew inspiration from luxury towers throughout Europe, Asia and Canada.
17 April 2019
Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
By improving your sleep habits utilizing these tips and 1000M's amenities, you're sure to get your best night's sleep - and some surprising health benefits.
11 April 2019
Good Guys Wear Black: Best Bars for Sox Season
Any White Sox superfan knows that good guys wear black and needs a sports hub where fellow drinkers know the same. Here are the best game day spots for the Sox side of town.
9 April 2019
Local Art: Current MCA Exhibits
The Museum of Contemporary Art allows visitors to escape the city and into themselves. Two exhibits currently at the MCA are Prisoner of Love and Big Camera, Little Camera.
2 April 2019
How to Approach the Spring Real Estate Market
The 1000M sales team shares strategies to help potential buyers approach the spring real estate market in Chicago.
28 March 2019
The Level 11 Sun Deck | Vitamin D Without The Crowded Beach
Sun exposure has been blamed for causing premature skin wrinkling and skin cancer, but avoiding sunlight entirely can be just as bad.
14 March 2019
Art at 1000M: How to Curate a Building Collection
We chatted with curator Jennie Lamensdorf to gain insight into what kind of effort went into selecting pieces for 1000M.
5 March 2019
Art-in-Buildings at 1000M: How to Curate a Private Collection
When it comes to seeking beauty in their own home, 1000M residents can find inspiration in the privately curated art collection within the building itself. If residents are inspired by the art at 1000M and are looking to start their own collection, here a few steps to get started.
26 February 2019
1000M: A Haven for Musicians
Diving into the music scene is one of the best ways to get involved with Chicago cultural happenings, and 1000M is the perfect hub for music enthusiasts and musicians to get connected and stay in the know.
19 February 2019
The International Collection: Noteworthy News
Our International Collection has already caught the attention of news outlets throughout Chicago. Read a few of our favorite spotlights on the blog now!
5 February 2019
1000M Announces the International Collection
Can’t wait for more information on our International Collection? Read all about our new floor plans, on the blog now.
31 January 2019
Level 72: Wake Up In The Sky (Deck)
Read on to discover what makes the one-of-a-kind rooftop getaway such an integral part of the 1000M living experience.
22 January 2019
Entertaining Family at 1000M
Although Chicago boasts some of the best winter events, sometimes you can’t help but crave a weekend at home. At 1000M, there’s no such thing as being bored at home; our amenities keep you and your family entertained.
17 January 2019
The Level 11 Spa: Saunas Aren't Just For Pampering
Saunas aren't just for relaxation. Read on to learn about the health benefits and why you should fit some quality sauna time into your busy schedule.
8 January 2019
January Blues: Why Color Palette Matters
The 1000M interiors, carefully crafted by Kara Mann, utilize color palette to create a harmonious, open atmosphere.
2 January 2019
2019 is finally here, and as we wave goodbye to 2018, we can’t help but look back on the wonderful moments from the last year at 1000M. From spectacular events to noteworthy news spotlights, this year has been big!
26 December 2018
The Joys of Winter Greenery
As the cold sets in to Chicago and the sky darkens closer to 4:00, it’s easy to slip into winter doldrums. On Level 72, our Winter Garden teems with plantlife year round, allowing residents to soak in the mental and physical benefits of indoor greenery.
13 December 2018
Take the Plunge: The Benefits of Hydrotherapy
With ancient roots, hydrotherapy has a rich past and plenty of benefits. Check out how 1000M residents can incorporate it into their regular routine at the 1000M Spa.
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.