A Half-Dozen Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Roosevelt University’s Vertical Campus
Aug23

A Half-Dozen Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Roosevelt University’s Vertical Campus

I don’t recall much about the view from the window of my dorm room in college. It was the fourth floor of the blocky, plain vanilla Hudson Hall at the University of Missouri-Columbia. What I can definitely say is there wasn’t much comparison to what I saw last week during a tour of Roosevelt University’s “vertical campus” at 425 South Wabash Avenue. It was a stunning view of Lake Michigan to the east from somewhere north of 20 stories...

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Slice of Life: Sexy Skyscraper Couples
Sep24

Slice of Life: Sexy Skyscraper Couples

The young, curvy, sexy blue building that Roosevelt University brought to 425 South Wabash Avenue snuggles up against the older, ginger, yet more masculine, CNA Center (333 South Wabash Avenue).  Both were visually daring in their time, but work together to lighten up a formerly dark and dingy corner of The Loop. Officially, the new academic building at Roosevelt has no name yet.  If you’ve got a metric assload of money burning...

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Follow-up: Roosevelt University’s New Skyscraper
Apr08

Follow-up: Roosevelt University’s New Skyscraper

Over the last three weeks or so, several readers have asked if the new Roosevelt University skyscraper (421 South Wabash Street)we wrote about is going to be LEED certified. Today I heard back from a PR person at Roosevelt, and yes the building is going for LEED certification.  I don’t know what level yet; she’s supposed to get back to me with specifics. You can read more about the new building here: More Details About the...

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More Details About the New Roosevelt University Skyscraper
Jan07

More Details About the New Roosevelt University Skyscraper

A meeting was held today to provide the public with more information about the new skyscraper that Roosevelt University is building in the Loop (421 South Wabash Street).  You can read more about the new Roosevelt University “vertical campus” building here. Nothing earth-shattering came out of the information session, but there was one thing that came up that we failed to notice before — the building is only shiny...

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