Projects in Category: Municipal

Hidden Oaks Nature Center
Hidden Oaks Nature Center

New Community Nature Center
Bolingbrook, IL

Obtaining LEED-NC® Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council was a comprehensive team effort that brought unique challenges and great successes to the community, the building team and the Bolingbrook Park District. The Hidden Oaks Nature Center provides a creative & active learning center for the community to explore the outdoors.

Project Features/Successes:

  • LEED-NC® Platinum Certification Achieved
  • Extensive local-material usage
  • Diverting more than 90% of construction waste from landfills
  • Minimizing site disturbances
  • Injury free
Palatine Public Library
Palatine Public Library

First Floor Renovations
Palatine, IL

Extensive renovations in existing and operating library.

Project Features/Successes:

  • Create new digital media labs
  • Create new A/V study rooms
  • Miscellaneous renovations throughout the facility
  • Project phasing to accommodate the library's day-to-day operations and minimize disruptions
  • Extensive use of dust, noise and vibration suppression systems
  • Injury free
Morton Grove Public Library
Morton Grove Public Library

Interior Renovations & Roof Replacement
Morton Grove, IL

30,500 sq ft. renovation including full roof replacement and structural reinforcing, new dormer at 2nd floor mezzanine to allow for new ADA ramp. HVAC upgrades serving remodeled areas at first and second floors.  Interior renovations of Great Hall area and second floor mezzanine and offices.  Lighting upgrades, Fire Alarm/Fire Protection upgrades, full height glazing at second floor mezzanine, new casework and furniture,  wood doors, frames & hardware, interior signage, stairs, floor coverings and new ADA bathrooms.

Project Details/Successes:

  • Created 4 new study rooms
  • Created 4 new offices, receiving room and open office area
  • Created new reading and teen reading areas
  • Revamped non-fiction and fiction areas
  • Created new audio-visual, circulation, self-service, study and periodicals areas
  • Minimized disturbances to daily library operations
  • Self-performed carpentry and labor
  • Injury Free
  • Happy client

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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