Redshift — “Tall, Green, and Global: 10 of the Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2016”

Northerly Island 2015. Photo: Tom Harris Photography.

December 21, 2016

Northerly Island is honored as one of Redshift’s 10 most innovative architecture projects of 2016.

“Technically completed in late 2015, this former airport-turned-wetland-peninsula took a while to grow into itself. But by summer 2016, Northerly Island had matured into an urban wildlife habitat like no other: a reparative landscape on Lake Michigan framing a great city’s skyline amid rolling hills, marshlands, prairie, and the call of ducks and herons. It’s a stunning example of adaptive reuse, using a landscape-architecture toolset to repair disused infrastructure.”

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