OVERVIEW

Harbour Contractors, Inc. was selected to build a new 44,000 SF, two-story, masonry prototype located on a 4.0-acre site. The facility is five times the size of the facility it is replacing. It includes features such as a community room, secured viewing and line up room, sally port, booking and holding areas, video arraignment room, telecommunication room, fitness room, video wall roll call room, security monitoring system, and a quiet room.

This project is LEED® Certified to the Gold Level and includes a geothermal heating and cooling system, green roof over 50% of the roof, permeable unit paver parking lot selected to reduce heat island effects, environmentally friendly, and recycled material usage, and a state-of-the-art building energy management system.

 

Building Features:

  • 44.000 SF
  • High-tech roll call room with SMART Boards
  • Physical fitness room
  • Community room to accommodate group functions, such as Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meetings, with a seating capacity for more than 100
  • Secure viewing and line-up rooms
  • “Quiet room” for traumatic incident counseling
  • Locker facilities
  • Warming/cooling station capabilities
  • Cameras mounted on the exterior to monitor parking lots and all access/egress points
  • Geothermal heat exchange system
  • State-of-the-art fiber optic cable network
  • Load-bearing masonry with exterior finish brick
  • Durable materials for ease of cleaning and maintenance (i.e. burnish block walls and terrazzo flooring)

 

Exterior Amenities:

  • Parking lot (225 spaces and 4 EV Charging Stations)
  • 150-foot monopole communications tower
  • Outdoor electronic message board
  • Reflective and landscaped site development (reduces the urban heat island effect)
  • Bicycle storage area
  • Multiple electric car recharging ports
  • Permeable paving
  • Aggressive stormwater management
  • Green and reflective roof
CLIENT

Public Building Commission of Chicago


ARCHITECT

VOA (Now Stantec)


ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

Sycamore Police Station
Will County Adult Detention Facility
Burr Ridge Police Station
Kendall County Sheriff’s Station
Oak Brook Municipal
Huntington Lakes Apartments
Green Trails Apartments
University of Chicago Animal Research
Burnham Park and 18th Drive Roadway
Lakefront Busway Chicago
Brookfield Zoo Reptile Display

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