4 Inspiring Adaptive Reuse Projects With Real Impact

Chronicle Mill
Chronicle Mill in Belmont, N.C. Photo courtesy of Tim Buchanan/Easterday Creative
Chicago Tribune
Tribune Tower Conversion in Chicago. Photo courtesy of Dave Burk Photography
Peabody School
Peabody School Apartments in Chicago. Photo courtesy of Darris Lee Harris Photography
A and Indiana
A & Indiana in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Taylor Photo

Perhaps the ultimate form of sustainability is imagining new uses for obsolete, distressed, or abandoned buildings. Honoring the past while giving new life to a structure — and with it, often an entire neighborhood — requires creative thinking to successfully meld modern codes with preservation goals. These four adaptive reuse projects, all 2023 Best in American Living Award winners, exemplify that mission and spirit:

See the full article, including before-and-after images and site plans, in the latest issue of Pro Builder magazine.

Visit bestinamericanliving.com to learn more about these and other 2023 winners.

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