Address1330 West 76th Street
OwnerHispanic Housing Development Corporation, as General Partner
Year ConstructedConverted to residential use in 1982
ArchitectLoewenberg and Loewenberg; Renovation: STL Architects
Floors164 units in a single-story elevator masonry building and 128 2-story townhomes
Building DescriptionContinental Plaza takes its name from the fact that its original use was as a manufacturing and research facility for Continental Can Company. In 1982 the building was transformed into 292 apartments housing more than 700 low-income residents, both elderly/disabled and families. In 2005, Hispanic Housing acquired the property and undertook a $7 million renovation.
Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy ChallengeMarch 2013