Landmark Chicago Buildings Leading The Way On Energy Efficiency
Energy DailyNovember 20, 2012
Walking into Franklin Center, I immediately stood a little straighter. The high ceilings and skylight direct my attention upward while the marbled and gold-leaf trimmed lobby extending through the entire city block provided a sense of vastness and grandeur.
So, my guess is that few people who visit Franklin Center ever think to themselves, "Boy, this building needs a retrofit." After all, it's not particularly old, especially compared to many of Chicago's landmark skyscrapers. Completed in the late 80s and early 90s as the AT and T Corporate Center, the two buildings, 60-floors and 34-floors tall, comprising Franklin Center are currently owned and operated by Tishman Speyer.