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180 Wells AvenueAthletic & Recreation CenterBentley University ArenaBienen School of Music, Northwestern UniversityBridgewater State UniversityBristol Community CollegeBroad Art Museum at Michigan State UniversityBrown University & Ship Street SquareCenter D’Art Diane DufresneCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryCIGI Campus at University of WaterlooCleveland ClinicCleveland Clinic parking lotCleveland State University Center for Innovation in Medical ProfessionalsCollege Campus in Amherst MACornell Community Center & LibraryDaemen CollegeGoldring Student CenterHarrison Medical BuildingHawthorn School Science CourtyardHillfield Strathallan College CourtyardHudson Valley Office ComplexHutchinson Metro CentreLothrop Hall, University of PittsburghLoyola University St. Ignatius Community PlazaLoyola University West QuadMalcolm X CollegeMaria Fareri Children’s HospitalMcMaster University StreetMichigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids Research CenterMichigan UniversityMiss Porter’s School – Admissions BuildingMohawk CollegeMount Lebanon High SchoolNew England TechNew Trier High SchoolNorth Central College – Sesquicentennial WalkwayNorth Gateway Plaza, University of Toronto Mississauga CampusNortheastern Illinois UniversityOrchard Park Athletic FieldOrozco AcademyPalos Community HospitalPittsburgh Theological SeminaryPlymouth District LibraryRobert J. Richardson Middle SchoolRon Joyce Children’s Health CentreRowan College at Burlington CountyRoxbury Latin SchoolRutgers School of BusinessStonehill CollegeSUNY Cortland Tennis CourtsThe Museum of Science & IndustryThe Yard, Rutgers UniversityTinkham Veale University Centre, Case Western Reserve UniversityTriton College StadiumUniversity of Chicago – 58th Street WestUniversity of Chicago North Science QuadUniversity of ConnecticutUniversity of Illinois at Chicago PavilionUniversity of MassachusettsUniversity of MichiganUniversity of Toronto – Mississauga CampusUniversity of WisconsinUptown Alleyway & MOCAWaubonsee Community College

The Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry

Stanley Consultants / Carol Yetken Landscape Architects

Chicago, Illinois

The Museum of Science and Industry, has great significance to the cultural background of Chicago and its people. Originally built in 1893 as the Palace for Fine Arts it was renamed in 1933 as the Museum of Science and Industry. The 400,000 square foot structure has been an inspiring destination for children and adults of all ages to pursue a larger vision in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering.

In 2013, the museum was in need of a new parking lot. In response to localized stormwater and flooding, the city of Chicago implemented an initiative for green infrastructures on existing sites. This was the perfect application for permeable pavers. The parking lot was built with six drop off bays for buses, drive aisles and pedestrian walking and cross walks areas. The pedestrian areas were designed to contrast with exposed aggregate Onyx Black pavers in a slip resistant SeriesTM finish. This project is a great example of permeable paver systems that perform extremely well in applications that range from pedestrian to heavy-duty; a new precedent for ecological design.