The Wrigley Building now has official landmark status in Chicago.The Chicago City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a recommendation from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to grant the status to the Michigan Avenue icon.
A program in Chicago to retrofit city buildings to make them more energy efficient and save money is being extended to commercial buildings.Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the owners of 14 buildings with a total of 14 million square feet have signed on to the program.
The U.S. Army has a goal of "net-zero" energy consumption by 2030. Hewlett-Packard just unveiled designs for a data center that requires no net energy from traditional power grids. Here, Worldview contributor Robert Price shares his predictions of what net-zero design may mean for how we build, consume and live.
The suburban Chicago city of Park Ridge has been officially recognized for its active role in preserving its history.The city is the 75th local government in Illinois certified for historic preservation efforts.
Downtown's famed LaSalle Street canyon and 250 South Side bungalows could take a step closer this week to being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, according to a draft agenda by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Soldier Field is the first NFL stadium to be certified as green.There was a ceremony Thursday to mark the achievement. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips were there.