• Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Area: 1.35 Million SF / 60 Stories
Unique Design Features:

  • River water is brought into the building to reject heat from the chillers, saving millions of gallons of water and chemicals each year.
  • Core and shell designed to support a major data center for the anchor tenant.
  • Tower has a 50% green roof
  • Uses condenser water supplied by the Chicago River, thus eliminating cooling towers and approx. 9-10 million gallons of evaporation annually

Green features include:

  • Purified, chilled water system delivers bottled-water quality to drinking fountains
  • Superior indoor air quality via UV emitters, HEPA filtration and outdoor air mixing
  • Green roof planted with low-growing indigenous plants
  • Enclosed bicycle storage room
  • Fitness center with showers for use by bicycle commuters
  • Low-VOC, recycled-content and regionally sourced materials
  • Storm water is discharged directly into the river lessening burden on city sewers
  • River water is used for irrigation
  • River water used for HVAC heat rejection
Project Details:

  • Developer: Hines Interests
  • Design Architect: Pickard Chilton
  • Executive Architect: Kendall Heaton

Program Spaces:

  • Corporate offices
  • 225-car below-grade parking garage
  • Outdoor plaza
  • Waterfront cafĂ© and retail
  • Conference center
  • Fitness center
  • Bank facility