|At 24.5 acres, Millennium Park is considered either the largest or one of the largest intensive greenroof projects in the world. As it sits at grade over a parking garage, it is considered a greenroof. At a total project cost of $475 million, it incorporates landscape art, full-size trees and a skating rink, the roof covers two parking garages, a transit center and a 1,525-seat indoor performance center. |
Millennium Park won the 2005 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Awards of Excellence in the Intensive Industrial/Commercial category.
|Visit the Millennium Park website listed below for the entire list of the numerous individuals involved with its complex design and construction.|
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|Visit the Millennium Park website here where you can see the large photo gallery - Note: these images may not be used by any outside companies or siters without the permission of Millennium Park. Read all about the award-winning project on the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities website. Read Bryan Boyer's view on Millennium Park on Archinet of July 21, 2005: Chicago's Millennium Park: Enough to Spit About. You can also see a large photo gallery there.|
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