Gensler Strikes the Right Note with Chicago Restaurant Tied House

In the dining area at Tied House, a Chicago restaurant by Gensler, Almudena Rodriguez’s mixed-media painting hangs against a Venetian plaster wall. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The bar’s Calacatta gold marble descends to a floor detailed with tile by Kelly WearstlerPhotography by Eric Laignel.

In the courtyard, a copper mantel surrounds a gas fireplace. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A courtyard connects Schubas Tavern, a 1903 landmark, to Tied House. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Dining chairs by Matthew Hilton are reflected in mirror suspended beneath ceiling panels custom-cast in fiberglass-reinforced gypsum. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The steel lattice system supporting the facade’s brick screen can be seen from the private events space. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The bar design includes nonfunctional stereo equipment, visible behind steel mesh. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec’s multi-pendant fix­tures light the bar’s walnut top. Photography by Eric Laignel.

In the private events space, a Wang Ke acrylic on canvas faces a vintage table and chair. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Chairs by Florent Coirier Design Studio stand on the courtyard’s porcelain pavers. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Oak-veneered paneling, found in the restaurant’s public spaces, extends into the men's and women's restrooms. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Ghislaine Viñas designed the wall covering and Lee Broom the sconces in the unisex restroom. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Pearson­Lloyd side chairs join vintage furniture in the private events space. Photography by Eric Laignel.