Project Profiles

Rivers Casino

Built with environmentally friendly materials and processes, this 147,000-square-foot facility features interior living green walls throughout to provide better air quality and comfort. The first casino to achieve LEED Gold certification.
Project

Rivers Casino

Des Plaines, Illinois

Architect

Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors

Las Vegas, Nevada

Owner

Midwest Gaming & Entertainment, LLC

Contractor

Pepper Construction

Chicago, Illinois

Completed in July 2011, Rivers Casino is the first casino in the world to achieve LEED Gold certification. This was accomplished through energy, lighting, water, and material use which included low flow water fixtures, LED lighting, and natural day lighting. The building is located on a brownfield redevelopment site.