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Loft on 7

Loft on 7 in the Gage building of Roosevelt University

The Gage Loft is located at 18 S. Michigan Avenue, in affiliation with the famous Gage Group buildings. The building was originally designed by Holabird & Roche for the three millinery firms: Gage, Keith and Ascher and was constructed from 1890 to 1899. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 14, 1985. In addition, it is a significant property that contributes to the Chicago Landmark Historic Michigan Boulevard District.

The facade of the building demonstrates the design movement that led to the creation of modern commercial architecture. the building by Holabird & Roche is straightforward, while the facade designed by Sullivan exemplifies his more expressive approach. The exterior of the building features a hand-cast tera cotta facade, and the original storefronts can be found in museums and private collections worldwide. The intimate lobby features marble walls, terrazzo floors and turn-of-the-century wall murals depicting scenes from Chicago's past. The building offers unobstructed and protected views of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, and is within easy walking distance of Chicago's many cultural attractions, shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues.


  • Panoramic view of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park
  • Built-in registration desk
  • Back-lit glass wall with murals of Millennium Park
  • Limestone tile columns
  • Marble flooring, coupled with carpeting for acoustics
  • Beautiful crown molding with up-lit accents
  • Interactive smart board multimedia system
  • Breakout/Conference spaces off of the main space
  • In the heart of downtown Chicago, just a few blocks from Millennium Park, hotels, restaurants and other guest accommodations
  • Ample parking available in Grant Park's underground parking facility with over 2,000 spaces, located 30 yards South of the building's entrance

If you are interested in renting this space, please fill out our inquiry form.