2620 Lofts - Chicago's First Landmark,
Rental Loft Building.
You can now be a part of modern history 2620 Lofts is proud to offer great amenities you've come to expect in modern-day loft living construction, with the added benefit of living in a spectacular piece of historical architecture that has been completely redesigned to provide you with all of the benefits of today's Green, Sustainable, and LEED Certified building practices.
A Green Roof with decks so beautiful you will not believe it 2620 Lofts is a place to be at peace with yourself and unwind
on the full amenity green roof complete with an enclosed dog run,
huge outdoor deck for sunbathing, complimentary BBQ, Bistro table
and chairs for dining or just drinks and breathtaking City and
NEW feature! 2620 Lofts is proud to offer roof-top planters
for growing your own garden! Grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and
more in your own private planter on the roof! Soil included. Ask
The 2620 Lofts Advantages:
LEED Certified construction equates to less GREEN out of your pocket
each month. Your utility bills will be lower than that of the typical
costs associated with loft living due to our use of:
- High efficiency, energy saving heating and air conditioning systems.
Tenants have experienced LOW UTILITY BILLS - Electric bills range
from $25 to $40/month; Gas Bills - majority of units on People Gas Budget are approximately $27-$65/month. That is what Green/LEED means to our residents…BIG SAVINGS!!!
Minimal carbon footprint created by each unit. 2620 Lofts
will be an energy efficient rental community that preserves the
elegance of the 1926 structure, while minimizing each unit's
impact on the environment.
2620 Lofts is constructed to meet LEED Certification
requirements (see link below). A highlight of our building's LEED requirements
- Quiet, modern windows with a historic feel provided by the
leaders in the Energy Efficient window manufacturing business
- TRACO Manufacturing & Soft-Lite Windows.
2620 Lofts is a place to be at peace with yourself and unwind on the full amenity green roof complete with an enclosed dog run, huge outdoor deck for sunbathing and BBQs, and breathtaking City and sunset views.
- Energy Star (www.energystar.gov) appliances, lighting
and plumbing fixtures that reduce overall utility costs.
8,300 square feet of Green Roof with indigenous
plantings that provides energy savings to the residents by
reducing the demands on the heating and air conditioning
systems in each unit. This translates to using less energy
while providing for better comfort. The installation of the
Green Roof also limits run-off rain water which limits our
building's impact on the City of Chicago's cost and energy
used in processing the millions of gallons that move through
storm water capture facility.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building
Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable
green building and development practices through the creation and
implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and
performance criteria. Compliance and certification to gain this
prestigious designation provides confidence to you that 2620
Lofts is a building of the future, designed to have limited impact
on the environment and save you money each month.
LEED Certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures. All certified projects receive a LEED plaque, which is the nationally recognized symbol demonstrating that a building is environmentally responsible, and a healthy place to live and work.
LEED-Certified buildings effectively address today's
environmental concerns and lower the cost of living for its residents.
A highlight of the criteria required in order to achieve LEED Certification
- Lower energy and operating costs
- Reduce waste sent to landfills
- Conserve energy and water
- Healthier and safer for occupants
- Reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions
- Demonstrate an owner's commitment to environmental stewardship
and social responsibility
For more information on LEED, please visit their website at www.usgbc.org,
Center for Green Technology - A local resource created to provide
information on Green and Sustainable living