Goose Island: Ever Greener and Glossier

Chicago’s Goose Island--the island, that is, not the beer--has been undergoing a metamorphosis in the last few years. Once a manufacturing mecca, its sweaty, grimy old brick factories are, one by one, being turned from blue collar to white collar. Just across the Chicago River and less than a mile east of hipster haven Wicker Park, for example, sits the newest version of the former Burhop building at 1071 W. Division Street. During its first century of life, the LEED Gold-certified structure housed a tannery and a cardboard box factory (see our previous blog post). Now, to the delight of chefs and restaurateurs, Boelter Superstore has recently moved in, along with the company's sales offices

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