53 results for “solomon cordwell buenz”
Office N Illinois

Passive house, massive scale

| Matt Baker

Building commercial properties with sustainability in mind has the capacity to drastically improve a city’s carbon footprint and mitigate the effects of climate change. One of the strongest green building standards around is Passive House; marrying that with commercial construction can lead to epic results.

CRE N Illinois

Chicago City Council approves Tribune Media Plan for riverfront development

| Matt Baker

The scheme by Tribune Media Company subsidiary Tribune Real Estate Holdings to transform their riverfront development at 777 W. Chicago Avenue has been approved by the Chicago City Council. The master plan, designed by Chicago-based architects Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), is the culmination of a multi-year process that included meetings wi…

CRE N Illinois

How SCB designs with the client in mind

| Matt Baker

Solomon Cordwell Buenz has long embraced a forward-looking approach to design. From its inception in the 1930s to today, SCB’s focus on innovation has helped the Chicago-based architecture firm stay relevant, even as styles change.

Office N Illinois

Google to expand its Fulton Market footprint

Google will expand it’s presence in the Fulton Market district next year, further extending Chicago’s reputation as a tech hub. The company, which already has a Midwest headquarters in the west side neighborhood, has leased approximately 132,000 square feet of Sterling Bay’s 210 N. Carpenter Street, now under construction.

CRE N Illinois

Bryan Irwin joins SCB's campus environments practice

Architecture, interior design and planning firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) has hired Bryan Irwin, AIA LEED AP as a principal. Irwin will be part of the firm’s campus environments leadership team, practicing nationally with a focus on libraries and learning environments.

Office N Illinois

Retooled Union Station redevelopment revealed

Plans to add seven stories of rental units atop Chicago’s storied Union Station have been scaled back, as the team behind the controversial redevelopment unveiled a new design Tuesday night. In response to community feedback, the new proposal calls for a single-story addition not visible from the street, as well as a new, 50-story tower on …

Office N Illinois

625 W Adams shows off its amenities

Developed by CA Ventures and White Oak Realty, the 20-story 625 W. Adams is ready to welcome tenants later this month. The building will deliver 438,184 square feet of office space to Chicago’s West Loop, but it will also be bristling with amenities.

Multifamily N Illinois

Elevate Lincoln Park opens up to pre-leasing

Baker Development Corporation has announced the start of pre-leasing at ELEVATE Lincoln Park, an 11-story, mixed-use development that will bring 191 luxury apartments and 16,000 square feet of street-level retail to the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Luxury Living Chicago Realty is serving as the exclusive leasing brokerage f…

Student Housing N Illinois

SCB breaks ground on academic/residential complex at UIC

Work is underway on a $100 million, Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed living/learning facility at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Slated for a July 2019 opening, the two-story academic classroom building and 10-story undergraduate residence hall will be constructed as part of a public-private partnership between UIC and American Campus…

Office N Illinois

Vital Proteins makes Fulton Market space its permanent headquarters

Vital Proteins, a Chicago-based collagen and wellness company, has signed a 10-year lease for a permanent headquarters at 939 W. Fulton Market in Chicago. The new space is expected to be completed in late 2018 and will total 11,750 square feet of retail space and 25,603 square feet of office space. The property is owned and being redevelope…