New 'green' field house opens in Chicago

December 12, 2009 7:46:12 PM PST
The new Taylor-Lauridsen field house and playground are ready for action on the South Side.Chicago's Mayor Daley, Ald. James Balcer and other local leaders were on hand for the dedication ceremony Saturday.

The new 18,5000 sq. ft. house includes a full-sized gym, staff offices, club rooms and a fitness room.

The field house is also a green building, constructed with a geothermal H-Vac system, reflective roof materials, and native landscaping.