By Rosie Powers, managing editor Southwall Technologies, a company that specializes in the manufacturing of high-performance and energy-efficient glass, has plans to establish a state-of-the-art facility in Chicago to aid in its global production process. “(The factory) will be focused on automated production of insulated glass products,” said Bruce Lang, president of Southwall Technologies. “It [...]
Name: Exelon City Solar Location: 1201 W. 120th Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60643 View Larger Map Company: Exelon Corporation By Rosie Powers Chicago’s South Side has been swept by sustainability, now housing the largest solar power plant in the United States. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was one of many local officials who were present for the [...]
Project Location: 3000 River Road, Des Plaines, IL Owner: Midwest Gaming and Entertainment, LLC Development Manager: Development Management Associates, LLC Architect: Klai Juba General Contractor: Pepper Construction By Wendy Berger Shapiro In December 2008, Midwest Gaming and Entertainment, LLC was awarded the exclusive right to apply for the 10th Illinois casino license. The company, led [...]
The Greenway Self Park garage, at the corner of Kinzie and Clark, currently under construction and slated for completion in mid-2009, is designed for maximum energy efficiency and minimal waste. One of the most notable elements will be the six vertical wind turbines stacked along the southwest corner. This innovation will provide enough electricity for all of the building’s exterior lighting and contribute excess power directly to the grid.
Location 457 N. Sacramento, Chicago, IL 60612 Map Owner Christy Webber Landscapes Architect Farr Associates Image Provided By Image ©Farr Associates Greenworks is a new 18,000 sf 1-story office and industrial building for Christy Webber, one of Chicago’s leading landscape contractors. In addition to front-office space, the building includes tool maintenance and storage areas, a [...]