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Monday, April 11th, 2011

Owner: Chicago Botanical Garden Design: Archeworks Location: View Larger Map By Kareeshma Ali, assignment editor Not long ago, a lot on the southern tip of Bridgeport was in as desolate a state as the other 75,000 vacant lots in Chicago. But now when one walks past the corner of 29th St. and Halsted Ave., they [...]

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
Photo courtesy of Square Root Architects.

Location: West Town Architect: Square Root Architecture Contractor: Helios Design + Build By Rosie Powers, Editor As sustainable development has begun to spread its influence throughout Chicago, once again the city has grown a bit greener – this time welcoming its very first prefabricated home, which may earn LEED Platinum certification. The project, headed by [...]

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Location: 1818 West Wilson, Chicago, Illinois 60640 View Larger Map Developer: Cleetus Friedman Architect: 2 Point Perspective By Todd Kaiser Entrepreneur, writer and performer Cleetus Friedman worked with local eco- architecture firm 2 Point Perspective to create an urban grocery and deli that would adequately reflect a simple mission statement: “Local. Sustainable. Delicious.” Opened in [...]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

By Rosie Powers, Editor This November, Chicago will host the annual Greenbuild International Expo, the world’s largest green building conference. Since its start in 2002, the expo has showcased the latest in international sustainable building products. It has made its way to several other American cities including Portland, Atlanta, Austin, Denver and Phoenix. Chicago also [...]

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Location: 330 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60611 Contractor: Bear Construction Owner: Prime Group Realty Trust By William Olson At the Chicago River’s southerly hiccough, a modern icon has gone green. The building at 330 N. Wabash, Mies Van der Rohe’s architectural encore in America, recently underwent a sustainable renovation and earned the USGBC’s Silver Certification for [...]

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

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 [...]


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