600 Washington | Mercantile Exchange

1 2 3 / 3
600 Wash Large Header Image1
600 Wash Large Header Image4
600 Wash Large Header Image2

Repositioning the revitalized Mercantile Exchange District.

Occupying a full city block, 600 Washington is an anchor building in a burgeoning downtown commercial and residential neighborhood. The urban-focused design for this Class-A corporate tower reorients the building’s entry and lobby toward Washington Ave. Included is a double-height, streetfront retail and open-air public plazas. The exterior facade was redesigned with combinations of colored and fritted glass, metal panels and stone. Triple-story, vertical gardens and sculpture walks are incorporated to enhance the outdoor plazas. The building’s adaptive reuse sustainable strategy included retaining eighty percent of the existing structure.

CLIENT

600 Tower LLC

LOCATION

St. Louis, MO

SIZE

100,000 SF Retail/Lobby
360,000 SF Garage

SERVICES

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

AWARDS

2014 Context and Contrast exhibit series: Project selected for exhibition at Creative Exchange Lab as a leading example of adaptive reuse and urban renewal in downtown St. Louis. 2011 Engineering News Record (ENR), Merit Award

INTEGRATED BY DESIGN