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Universal Building Office Lofts Updates: Chicago Creative Firms Grow into Open Work Space

As summer comes to a close, we have some exciting news to share regarding the office lofts at Universal Building located in near West Town, in Chicago. Aquamoon, a professional aquarium design firm, will be a new tenant at our creative loft office space at 700 N. Sacramento in Chicago. The firm is made up [...]

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medSource LLC

Location, Loading Docks, Secure Storage, and Large Office Loft Space Are Just What the Doctor Ordered for MedSource USA

In 1996, Craig Lissner and Eric Rohde partnered to form MedSource LLC, a leading provider of non-invasive specialty medical products for orthopedics, physical therapy, and general rehabilitation. Their combined experience, Lissner came from a durable medical equipment and insurance billing background and Rohde from general medical distribution, was just what was needed to launch a [...]

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Creative Office Spaces in Chicago: Global Brand Design Firm Redesigns Its Workspace for Collaboration

Firms that rely on creativity know the importance of cultivating a work environment conducive to open ideas and sharing. Many intangibles can go into making this happen, but perhaps one of the most overlooked is the arrangement of the physical space itself. Creative office space design can be a key element in establishing the culture [...]

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Prairie Shores Management Desks

Unique Chicago Work Spaces: Vintage Property Manager Chooses Historic Universal Building Office Lofts

Vintage residential properties may be common in Chicago, yet the skill and knowledge required to manage them is highly specialized. This is what makes new Universal Building Office Lofts tenant Prairie Shores Property Management LLC so unique: it is the only property management practice in Chicago that exclusively works with vintage properties. Currently, the firm [...]

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Creative Workspace: Little City Foundation Makes its Home in Historic Chicago Office Lofts

Little City Foundation, located in the historic loft offices of the Universal Building near West Town, has been serving children and adults with autism and other intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Chicago area for more than 50 years. The non-profit was founded by a group of parents who wanted to educate the public on intellectual [...]

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modern loft office space

Turning Manufacturing Space into Creative Loft Office Space

Mark Twain once wrote, “They didn’t know it was impossible, so they just did it.” That quote sticks out to us as we look back at the five-year conversion process that was the Universal Building, located near West Town in Chicago. As roofing contractors, we have a tremendous amount of experience in the construction industry. [...]

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Cribben - Sexton

Chicago’s Universal Building and The Tale of Cribben & Sexton

When visitors enter the Universal Building today, they are greeted by the words “Cribben And Sexton Company” etched prominently into the building’s stone façade. These names and the company they represent are now long gone, but we are still proud they adorn our building almost 115 years after it was built. Henry Cribben and Col. [...]

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SGJ Property Management Inc. Turns Historical Office Loft in Chicago into Unique Work Space

When it comes to facility management, Sarah Gullette-Johnson, owner of SGJ Property Management Inc., knows what she is talking about. As a property management professional, she stakes her business on taking care of and maintaining buildings. If the last few years serve as evidence of her company’s success, it’s fair to say that SGJPMI is very good at what it does.

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