Proj Overview

The ICON tower in Atlanta, Ga., will have 363 luxury apartments and 32,000 ft2 of street-level retail and office space, served by a two-bay, 10-level, precast concrete parking structure. The amenity space on top of the parking structure was an intricate build, including a swimming pool, pool terrace, waterfall, fire pit, and bars centered around views of the Atlanta skyline.

The owner needed sufficient parking to support the tower, and it had to be built quickly and under budget while providing plenty of exterior appeal, handling the weight of the complex rooftop amenity space, and accommodating future horizontal expansion of the deck.

Read more about this project in the Summer 2020 issue of Ascent.


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Project Team


Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates

Structural Engineer

Stanley D. Lindsey & Assoc.


Gilbane Building


Related Group

Precast Concrete Producer


Key Project Attributes

  • Parking structure had to handle the weight of the complex rooftop amenity space
  • Large project had to fit in small footprint with physical constraints on all four sides. 
  • Originally planned as cast-in-place, precast concrete producer and contractor convinced participants to use precast concrete instead.

Project/Precast Scope

  • 600 spaces
  • 211,000 sf
  • 10 levels