In the 19th century, Chicago built the world’s first modern skyscraper. In the 20th century, we created a world-renowned skyline. And today, Chicago aspires to make that skyline the most efficient on the planet. – Mayor Rahm Emanuel

445 North Wells Street


445 North Wells Street


River North


445 North Wells Limited Partnership

Property manager

Urban Innovations, Ltd.

Year Constructed

Circa 1930 and 1989

Sq. Footage

39,913 square feet


4 stories

Building Description

The 445 North Wells building is four-story loft building located in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood. Built in 1930, this loft building was added to in 1989 and offers central HVAC, operable windows, efficient lighting systems in tenant spaces, occupancy sensors in all common areas, and convenient access to public transportation. 

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

December 2014