North Central College Science Center

New Construction

The 125,000 square-foot Science Center is a top priority as North Central College addresses changes in how science is taught across disciplines. The new Science Center will feature 18 teaching labs, 16 research labs, 15 classrooms/seminar rooms, 1 lecture hall, 19 student gathering spaces, 53 faculty/staff offices, unique academic flex spaces and 1 greenhouse.

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500 N. Milwaukee

New Construction, 227 Units

“Kenect is a 227-Unit apartment tower under construction at 504 & 505 N Green St in the Fulton River District neighborhood. The building will have a 4-story low-rise rental building situated on the corner of Milwaukee and Grand as well as a 14-story rental tower situated behind the low-rise. The development will include 14,000 square feet of commercial space between the two buildings. Akara Partners and CA Residential  are the developers, Tishman Construction  is the General Contractor and Pappageorge Haymes Partners  is the architecture firm.”

Source: Yo Chicago

North Central College

New Residence Hall, 121 Units

“This new 229-bed residence hall will offer suite-style housing for upperclassmen and is being built directly south of Ward and Patterson halls and across from Merner Field House and Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. The five-story residence hall—the College’s first since we built the Residence Hall/Recreation Center that opened in 2009—is scheduled to be completed by August 2015.”

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Brookfield Zoo

Exhibit Additions and Restaurant

“Brookfield Zoo, also known as the Chicago Zoological Park, is a zoo located in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Illinois. It houses around 450 species of animals in an area of 216 acres (87 ha). It opened on July 1, 1934,[4] and quickly gained international recognition for using moats and ditches instead of cages to separate animals from visitors and from other animals. The zoo was also the first in America to exhibit giant pandas, one of which (Su Lin[5]) has been taxidermiedand put on display in Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. In 1960, Brookfield Zoo built the nation’s first fully indoordolphin exhibit, and in the 1980s the zoo introduced Tropic World, the first fully indoor rain forest simulation and the then-largest indoor zoo exhibit in the world.”

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Lane Tech College Prep

Stadium and Locker Room Renovation

“During the spring 2007 season, the Chicago city building inspectors declared the stadium at Lane Tech College Prep unsafe and condemned the eastern half of the field. Since the stadium was built on top of a covered over landfill, there is still great concern on capacity levels. However we were able to renovate around this issue and continue renovation in and around the field. Lane Stadium reopened with a new turf field, IHSA regulation track, and new locker rooms.”

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Gwendolyn Brooks High School

Chicago Public School Remodel

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy (known as Brooks) is a public selective enrollment 4-year magnethigh school located in the Roseland neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, United States.[5] It is operated byChicago Public Schools. A university-preparatory school, it is named for African-American poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

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Richard J. Daley Center

Renovation Project

“The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) announced back in 2011 that they would begin ramp renovations surrounding Richard J. Daley Center, located at 50 W. Washington Street, along with some minor interior upgrades inside the lobby and upper floors. Upgrades to the ramps was implemented at all four corners surrounding the Daley Center and at the crosswalk on Clark Street that leads to City Hall. Interior work included upgrades to the existing sliding doors in the Daley Center lobby, the removal of abandoned public telephone booths, relocation of some existing water fountains, repairs to escalator railings and some interior signage. This project was completed in the fall of 2011.”

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Arlington Downs

New Construction, 214 Units

“The Arlington Downs project includes: commercial, hotel, recreation, and residential uses of approximately 25 acres of land. Arlington Downs has been planned and designed to attract residents and patrons with a new urban/suburban vision. It is a mixed use development of low and mid rise facilities with sweeping views of the adjacent wooded areas and the iconic Chicago skyline. A strong dedication to conservation, adaptive re-use, inviting landscape with active and passive environments and a mix of high quality traditional and contemporary architecture is fundamental to the design implemented within this development.”

Source: Argent Group