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Bubbly

Chicago Sustainable Manufacturing Center

This is an archived listing.

Address

1048 W. 37th St.

Neighborhood

Bridgeport

Architect

Frank L. Smith, 1911

Description

Bubbly, also known as the Chicago Sustainable Manufacturing Center, is located in a former Lowe Brothers paint warehouse. Through a renovation project which involved strategic salvage and reuse of materials and waste, barter with local suppliers, and volunteer efforts, the space was transformed by Bubbly Dynamics LLC into a small business light-industrial business incubator. This contributing building to the Original East Historic District of the Central Manufacturing District now houses a collaborative community of over 15 fabricators and artists. The principles explored and implemented during this renovation guided the redevelopment approach for Bubbly Dynamics’ second building, The Plant.

Archived In

2019