Le Meridien Chicago Oakbrook Center

Submitted by Justus Roe

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Client: Starwood Hotels, Le Meridien, Gensler and Wischerman Partners

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $35,000

Project Team

Artist

Justus Roe

Standing Wave LLC

Other

Beatrice Barnes Roe

Beatrice Barnes Roe

Architect

Gensler

Client

Wischermann Partners

Overview

Commission to create a unique signature entrance mural art for the lobby as part of the 25 million dollar transformation into the Le Meridien Chicago Oakbrook hotel. Location: Le Meridien Chicago Oakbrook 2100 Spring Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523 Clients: Le Meridien lemeridienoakbrook.com | Wischermann Partners – wischermannpartners.com
Starwood Hotels – starwoodhhotels.com | Architect: Gensler Chicago | Contractor: PHR phrincnet.ipage.com Curators: Julie Frank global director of design Le Meridien – lemeridien.com | Dimensions: 30’ X 10’ | Medium: acrylic & latex paint on drywall | Timeline: 06/14 – 08/14

Goals

Goal was to create an energetic, abstract piece representing the urban landscape of Chicago.

Process

An intense collaborative process between many stake holders including the architectural firm, Le Meridien brand designer, hotel owner, management company, contractor and designer.