(On-Demand) Sustainable Development in the Fulton Market: A Virtual Tour

  • Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Online/On-Demand (Available thru 12/31/2021)

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60-minute webinar available on-demand until 12/31/2021

(Originally recorded live on 8/31/2020)


  • FREE access for Illinois Green Members and $10 access for non-members.
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Chicago’s Fulton Market has transformed from a meatpacking district into the city’s fastest growing office submarket. Since 2014 more than $1.5B has fueled construction of 1.47M of Class A Office space, 380,000SF of retail product and 200 hotel keys in Fulton Market, and attracted global tenants such as McDonalds, Dyson, and Mondelez International. JLL estimates that 4.525 MSF of new development is predicted to come online between 2019 and 2022.

This virtual tour takes a closer look at some of the recent developments, and how sustainable features and placemaking strategies were incorporated within them.


Some of the projects to be highlighted in this virtual presentation are:

  • 1K Fulton (2015) - Adaptive reuse of the historic Fulton Cold Storage Building, and new construction of a six-story contemporary annex that now houses Google Midwest. Certified LEED Gold.
  • 1038 W. Fulton (2020) - New Construction of a four-story mixed-use building with a fifth-floor setback. Mass Timber construction incorporating glulam columns/beams and wood plank flooring. One of the first multi-story timber office buildings built in Chicago in a century.
  • 905 W. Fulton (2020) - Rehabilitation of two historic three-story buildings, and new construction of an addition and a new five-story building to the north.  This is the new global headquarters of snack maker Mondelez International. Targeting Energy Star certification.
  • 1100 W. Fulton (2020) – Adaptive reuse of an existing two-story industrial building, and new construction of a new adjacent building. It will house the Herman Miller headquarters and showroom.
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