Amber Building

Amber Building Building Blocks is the owner/developer/general contractor of the historic Amber Building in the East Village neighborhood of Chicago. Building Blocks is a 28 year old Chicago construction company focused on the restoration of historic facades. This work

Concrete has been poured on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. We are starting to get a sense of how great the natural light i...
10/09/2013

Concrete has been poured on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. We are starting to get a sense of how great the natural light is going to be in the space!
The first floor concrete floor will act as a subfloor for new tenants and will not be finished. The second and third floors will be polished and a sealer
will be added to provide the final finish.

Concrete has been poured on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. We are starting to get a sense of how great the natural light is going to be in the space!
The first floor concrete floor will act as a subfloor for new tenants and will not be finished. The second and third floors will be polished and a sealer
will be added to provide the final finish.

We've got a new blog post up today about changes happening at the building. Check it out: http://amberbldg.com/blog/
09/27/2013
Blog

We've got a new blog post up today about changes happening at the building. Check it out: http://amberbldg.com/blog/

Changes Happening!September 27, 2013A handful of changes are happening at the Amber Building today. Some doorways are being opened up and some are being partially closed-off to create the openings that will exist in the final scheme. A mason builds a partial wall that will frame the new entry to the...

Terra Cotta
08/07/2013

Terra Cotta

Amber Building's cover photo
08/06/2013

Amber Building's cover photo

Untitled Album
08/06/2013

Untitled Album

Untitled Album
08/06/2013

Untitled Album

08/06/2013
Blog

We added a new blog post today about the work happening on the wall systems. Check it out at http://amberbldg.com/blog/

Wall systemAugust 5, 2013Change is inevitable, to that end we lose the street art on the inside masonry wall as it is covered with closed cell polyurethane foam insulation which is the first layer of our R-33 exterior wall system. Why all the work to cover up the exposed brick wall? By making a ti...

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1620 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL
60622

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