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Age-Appropriate: Fitting A Business Into Chicago’s Historic Monadnock Building

Chicago’s Monadnock Building is an anomaly; at 16 stories, it’s the tallest masonry structure in the world, but it was completed after similarly-sized steel frame buildings like the nearby Reliance Building. Continue reading Age-Appropriate: Fitting A Business Into Chicago’s Historic Monadnock Building

Shipping Container Shops

Nespresso Shipping Container

Nespresso Shipping Container

Two uses of shipping containers being used as retail buildings, one on a narrow lot on a busy street and one as a temporary shop near the site of the America’s Cup race. The Nespresso shop provided a much more substantial building than the other temporary buildings and tents in the area.

Aether Shipping Container

Nespresso Shipping Container

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