Curbed spotlights the SOM-designed restoration of the historic Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge, which reopened on October 25th. The project returns the structure to its original form while modernizing its technology with LED lighting, digital signage, and solar compatibility.
The Chicago Tribune reports on the grand re-opening of the Chicago Skyway Plaza Canopy, originally opened in 1958. The SOM-designed canopy restoration project returns the structure to its original form while modernizing the facility with new streamlined sustainability and technology features.
On October 25th, SOM and the Skyway Concession Company announced the completion of the restoration of the Chicago Skyway toll plaza canopy. Located on the city’s southern edge, the canopy preserves the structure's original design while incorporating new streamlined sustainability and technology features.