Last week, the USGBC held its annual Greenbuild convention and conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center.  Colin Powell delivered the key-note address and attendance was estimated at 25,000 people.

Elemental building was part of a sold-out tour featuring urban residential projects and included attendees from Canada, Israel, Singapore, Brazil, the Hague as well as cities across the US.  The tour was so popular a second tour was added to accommodate members of the Chinese Consulate and the Chinese USGBC. 

In classic realty show fashion- the 50 person tour bus pulled up front as the general contractor was loading up the last of the left over materials on a truck out the back, and the cleaning crew was putting last-minute touches on the basement.

The tour arrives

Photo Op

From the Garden

This place can handle a party



Looking East

Looking West

One Response to USGBC Tour

  1. […] well recognized retrofit of 1610 N Honore Street, Chicago, was part of the GreenBuild 2010 tour program last week. Self-taught green developer and building owner, Tom McGrath, led fellow green building […]

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