Completed in 1896 The Fisher Building was commissioned by paper
industry magnate Lucius Fisher and designed by famed Chicago
Architect Daniel Burnham. It was the 2nd tallest
building in Chicago at the time and is the oldest remaining 18
story building in Chicago.
The Fisher Building was considered a standard for luxury with
mosaic tile floors throughout, Carrera marble lined hallways and
Mahogany finishes. Many of these have been preserved through the
years giving the building a sense of history and elegance.
With the official establishment of the CTA in 1947 The Fisher
Building found itself at the hub of transportation in a growing
loop business district. Ease of access continues today with
entrances to all CTA train lines within 1 block of the
On March 16, 1976 The Fisher Building was deemed worthy of
preservation by the federal government and added to the National
Register of Historic Places.
On June 7th, 1978 The Fisher Building was designated
as a Chicago Landmark by the Chicago Architecture foundation and we
remain a close partner with them by being a part of the annual
Chicago Architecture Open House and daily educational guided tours
for children and adults alike.
In 1999 Village Green set its sights on The Fisher Building and
renovated it into the luxury apartment building it is today.
The renovation sought to combine the buildings historic beauty with
modern upgrades. By preserving the original doors, complete with
office names for each apartment, hallway finishes, and grand entry
ways and combing them with updated finishes of modern luxury, The
Fisher Building has become a unique and beautiful place to call
The Fisher Building and the Village Green Family have won the
National Customer Service Excellence award 5 years running with The
Fisher Building specifically receiving the Platinum A-List