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How to Recycle a Building

Much of Chicago’s thoroughly modern urban landscape dates back a hundred years or more. The Windy City has upheld its dedication to maintaining the history of its old structures rather than demolish them and build anew, in a practice called adaptive reuse. Atlas Obscura recently set out on a two-part adventure on the urban frontier with footwear, clothing and accessories company Timberland, where we spent the day immersed in this practice.
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