Thousands upon thousands of architecture buffs and urban explorers will descend upon the city this weekend for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago, which offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 250 buildings across the city on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm.
JLL Chicago is proud to have eight of its buildings under management participating in this free public festival. Enjoy this handy guide to our buildings and get to know a member of each management team along the way. Hope to see you there!
AMA Plaza – 330 N. Wabash
General Manager: Susan Hammer
How long have you worked at your property? How long have you worked in the industry?
I have been a property manager for more than three decades. I’ve spent the last 14 years at AMA Plaza.
Describe a “Day in the Life.”
Each day is different with new opportunities, including solving tenant needs, responding to client requests, financial reporting and accountability, overseeing major repair or capital projects, supervising service providers and creating a supportive and dynamic environment for members of the management team. We have a complex business and operational relationship with The Langham Chicago, housed on the first 13 floors of the building, and that has led to some interesting experiences. For example, several pop and rock bands stay there, and hundreds of people are suddenly waiting on the plaza for a sighting. We have had to sneak a couple of groups through the dock because of that.… Read More