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Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

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Address

610 S. Michigan Ave.

Neighborhood

Downtown

Architect

Krueck + Sexton, 2007

Website

spertus.edu

Description

With its futuristic reflective facade of folded glass, the Spertus Institute is architectural origami that stands out along historic Michigan Avenue. The building’s eye-catching wall of windows is made up of 726 pieces of glass in 556 unique shapes. The LEED-Silver certified building features sustainable materials and multi-story interconnected interiors. It offers unique panoramic views of Grant Park, the lake and the city. The building incorporates spaces for academic, cultural, and public programming.

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Archived In

2015 , 2017