More than 200 results for “Green Building”
Office N Illinois

Turning the modern office on its side

| Matt Baker

For 25 years, Chicago was home to the world’s tallest building. Bigger is still better for today’s office tenants—just not necessarily taller. Looking to offer the large floor plates that users crave, one megadevelopment will incorporate something unique to the city: the sidescraper.

Office N Illinois

First look: The Post Office unpackaged

| Matt Baker

For over 20 years, it sat vacant and imposing, overlooking the westerly approach to Downtown Chicago. Now the Old Post Office is nearly ready to welcome its first office tenants to an adaptive reuse that has implications beyond the building’s footprint.

Multifamily N Illinois

Lake Point Tower residents fight back against deconversion

Chicago’s historic Lake Point Tower has taken steps that are meant to ensure that the building remains permanently owner occupied and will not be deconverted to apartments. The Lake Point Tower Condominium Association (LPTCA) board, as well as a supermajority of unit owners, recently adopted two amendments to prevent the building from being…

Office N Illinois

The unstoppable Fulton Market

| Matt Baker

No office submarket in Chicago—and arguably in the country—has seen an ascension over the past decade quite like Fulton Market’s. For those wondering if the winds of change might be coming, all the flags are starched and pointing toward unrelenting, unwavering progress.

Office W Minnesota

Kraus-Anderson's Minneapolis headquarters earns USGBC award

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has received a 2019 Award of Excellence from the U.S. Green Building Council. The USGBC West North Central Leadership Award of Merit recognizes Kraus-Anderson’s new headquarters building in downtown Minneapolis in the category of Innovative Design, New Construction.