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314 West Superior Street
314 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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The 314 West Superior Building is a more than 105,800-square-foot timber and brick loft building located in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood, one of Chicago's most popular business and entertainment districts. The property is convenient to many of the city's most famous restaurants and art galleries, and is easily accessible to both the interstate and public transportation.


314 West Superior is managed and leased by Urban Innovations (UI), a fully integrated real estate investment firm. Built in 1910, this loft building offers advanced telecommunications and Internet systems, tenant-controlled HVAC, and operable windows. Starting in 2003, the building underwent a substantial renovation that included extensive masonry work, a new ENERGY STAR qualified roof, and a new Automated Logic Direct Digital Control (DDC) system.

Urban Innovations also encourages tenants to incorporate sustainable practices into their business operations. In 2010, Urban Innovations launched a tenant engagement and education campaign called UI Change It Up to inspire environmentally responsible improvements in the areas of energy conservation, waste reduction, cleaning, transportation choices, and outreach. Urban Innovations also participated in the year-long Chicago Green Office Challenge and held monthly tenant education meetings about the fundamentals of sustainability.




?Sustainability has always been a part of the fabric of Urban Innovations. The Conant family's commitment to historic preservation and creative re-use is inherently in alignment with the global sustainability movement and sustainable operations. Urban Innovations encourages tenants to incorporate sustainable practices into their business operations as well.?

-- Alfrieda Green, VP Property Management, Urban Innovations

Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by 314 West Superior Limited Partnership or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Service Provider:

Building Owner:*
314 West Superior Limited Partnership

Property Manager:*
Urban Innovations, Ltd.

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2010 (86)
2011 (81)
2012 (77)
2013 (79)
2015 (78)
2016 (85)
2017 (82)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 109032 sf

Year Constructed: 1910

Contract Type: Internal Resources
Financing Type: Internal Capital

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 3-Load Reductions
   Stage 4-Fan Systems
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant