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“Big Blue” plays the suit of green

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 Existing Buildings (EB) Operations [...]

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Chicago now home to the nation’s largest solar power plant

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 July 21 dedication of the [...]

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Des Plaines Casino pursues LEED® certification, green first among Illinois casinos

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 by Chairman Neil Bluhm, began plans [...]

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