Jeanne Gang TIME 100

June 12, 2019

Renowned designer and Vista Tower’s own Design Architect, Jeanne Gang, has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019. As founder of award-winning Studio Gang and visionary for some of the world’s most esteemed architectural designs, Gang was categorized as one of the “titans” of the year, an annual tradition that recognizes […]

Topping Out

June 5, 2019

Chicago became the birthplace of the skyscraper in 1885, notably with the Home Insurance Building which towered at a mere 10 stories at 138-feet. There’s no question that the city’s distinctive skyscrapers have reached momentous new heights in the last century and proudly, Vista Tower has joined the fleet. Now towering above ground at an […]

Jeanne Gang’s Ecological Approach to Architecture

May 8, 2019

It should come as no surprise that visionary Jeanne Gang is the mastermind behind the architecturally-unparalleled Vista Tower. An Illinois native, the founder of Studio Gang is nationally renowned for innovative projects that reflect biodiversity and ecological restoration. Such projects include the design of the man-made island on the eastern edge of Chicago, 2014 Arcus […]

Vista Tower’s Upcoming Topping Out Will Forever Change the Chicago Skyline

May 1, 2019

Vista Tower will soon reach a much-anticipated milestone in the construction process: the topping out. When completed, Vista Tower will be the third-tallest building in Chicago and reach 101 stories of luxury residences and a five-star hotel. The tower’s dedicated construction crew will pour the final slab of concrete on the tower at a topping […]

When Design Worlds Collide

April 23, 2019

Beyond dramatically altering the Chicago skyline, Vista Tower uniquely combines quality, luxury and functionality. Magellan Development Group and Dalian Wanda Group brought on design partners Snaidero, Gaggenau and Kallista, and the teams have worked together to embrace the tower’s eminence and intricacy. The dedicated efforts of all partners involved will ultimately provide residents with elegant, […]

Penthouse Perfection

April 16, 2019

The elegance of Vista Tower extends far beyond its exterior glory. Once inside the tower, visitors and residents will see that the tower’s interior perfectly corresponds to its artistic exterior design. When tasked with dreaming up an interior floorplan for a home at Vista Tower, Suzanne Lovell, the interior architect who crafted the perfect floorplan, […]

In Other Studio Gang News

April 9, 2019

Renowned architect Jeanne Gang, the founding principal of Studio Gang and the genius behind the inspired architecture of Vista Tower, always has another masterpiece on the horizon. Her latest project has taken her to a climate far more temperate than that of the home of Vista Tower: the tropical state of Hawaii. Now underway, her […]

A Chicago Gem

April 2, 2019

As the installation of glass at Vista Tower continues at a brisk pace, dramatically altering the appearance of the tower, onlookers may begin to wonder about the inspiration behind the vibrant blue and green hues of the panes of glass. There’s not only a story behind the selection of the custom-created glass, but also behind […]

High Tech: 101 Stories of Innovation at Vista Residences

March 26, 2019

Technology is pervasive in our society, touching nearly every realm of our lives. The luxury real estate industry has kept abreast of advancements in technology over the past years, but Magellan Development Group, as always, has remained one step ahead. At the Vista Sales Gallery, the development team has implemented several high-tech approaches to bringing […]

Cultivating an Artistic Community at Vista Tower

January 15, 2019

Cultivating an Artistic Community at Vista Tower Magellan Development Group strives to cultivate an environment that embraces and enhances the creative community in Chicago. Before even reaching completion, Magellan’s Vista Tower has made waves in the design and architecture communities. Beyond the apparent artistry of the rapidly-rising exterior, the project already features works of fine […]