McKesson Lofts


Client: Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation

Project Type: Multi-Family Housing/ Commercial

Services: Architecture

Location:  Rock Island, IL

Size:  75,900 s.f.

Project Overview:

McKesson Lofts is a commercial and 21-unit apartment building located in an existing commercial/ warehouse building in the heart of the commercial district.  It features a green roof, a new skylight atrium and many different unit floor plans.  The existing windows were enlarged and new metal balconies added at the 2nd and 3rd floor units to provide great views of the Mississippi River.  The existing basement was converted to underground parking for residents.

*Project completed by J. Steve Swift while employed at Southwest Design Associates.