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212 West Superior Street
212 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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The 212 West Superior Building is a more than 92,400-square-foot, red brick facade, loft building with exposed timber ceilings and columns. The building is 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.


212 West Superior is managed and leased by Urban Innovations (UI), a fully integrated real estate investment firm. Built in 1920, this loft building offers advanced Internet and telecommunications systems, tenant-controlled HVAC, and available basement storage. The building underwent a major strategic capital renovation in 2002 that included an HVAC system renovation, a boiler replacement, lighting improvements, and a new service elevator.

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.


Chicago Green Office Challenge - Property Manager Achievement Award


?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 River North Limited Partnership #2 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:*
River North Limited Partnership #2

Property Manager:*
Urban Innovations, Ltd.

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2011 (78)
2012 (82)
2013 (86)
2014 (85)
2015 (87)
2016 (90)
2017 (91)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 92454 sf

Year Constructed: 1920

Contract Type: Internal Resources
Financing Type: Internal Capital

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting