Rock Island Lofts / Minneapolis, MN
Enhancing a million dollar view for a million dollar downtown loft

Urban sensibilities and state-of-the-art construction merge in this seven-story loft complex, where stunning views of the Mississippi and the Minneapolis skyline play a central role.

Although the original spec called for all-aluminum windows, the developer chose Marvin Windows and Doors with a wood interior and clad exterior to get a more upscale style along with a low-maintenance exterior.

The abundant windows had to be beautiful and strong—and because the brick openings and steel substructure were already in place, they had to fit perfectly. 


Windows with warehouse flair help maximize views.


Upscale Rock Island Lofts in downtown Minneapolis

Project Highlights

  • Marvin crafted units to precisely fit the brick openings and steel sub-structure that was already in place.
  • Oversized window assemblies (12' 8" x 11' 4") on the seventh floor met the wind loading requirements and were installed around a steel sub-structure from the building’s interior. The mulls were sealed from the exterior and covered using Marvin Windows’ standard extruded-aluminum mull covers.

Building Type
Lofts

Units and Applications
Round Tops
Clad Ultimate Inswing French Doors
Simulated Divided Lites
Ebony cladding

Developer
Shamrock Development

Architect
Oertel Architects


  Rock Island Lofts

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