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The Environmental Center is to be used as a regional hub for research, programming and stewardship of the Calumet Area. In conjunction with its function as an interpretive center, it will house flexible indoor and outdoor spaces for a variety of programs and exhibits.

Site and building development are to follow Zero Impact Development Guidelines, meet a LEED™ Platinum rating, and be a model of green architecture in material’s usage, innovative systems, site and climate interaction. It will expand the cultural identity of the Calumet Area from its earlier residential use, later industrial conversion, and finally to its current ecological destination for cultural tourism and civic pride.

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