17. Rainbow Apparel

Rainbow Apparel, 9046 S. Commercial Avenue                                                             

South Chicago’s First LEED-Certified Building

Wording on the Rainbow Apparel Plaque:

"Presented on this 14th day of May 2010 to Rainbow USA, Incorporated, in recognition of their  good neighbor and earth friendly efforts in the design and construction of this building. 

Rainbow is in the forefront of business participation and leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) for construction, as developed by the US Green Building Council.

As the 1st LEED Certified retail building in South Chicago, Rainbow, USA, Inc., serves as a role model for others to follow!

South Chicago Chamber of Commerce

Special Service Area #5

Chicago Department of Community Development

10th Ward Alderman John Pope

Claretian Associates"





(Photos by Kevin P. Murphy)







© Kevin Murphy & Joann Podkul Murphy 2016