Harbour Contractors, Inc. was selected for the new 23rd, now 19th, District Police Station, which replaced the existing police station. The old station was built in the 1930s and did not have adequate space or amenities to service the Town Hall District. The new station consists of a two-story 44,000 SF load-bearing masonry building with a design based on the prototype for other new police stations that have been built throughout the City. The project was designed to accommodate a staff of 450 people over three shifts and contains male/female locker rooms, roll call room, exercise room, sally port, holding cells, interview rooms, evidence areas, 100 seat community room, administrative and general offices, 150-foot communications tower, and a four-story parking garage. The project was built to LEED® Gold Certification.


Green Roof

Building Features:

  • 44,000 SF
  • Load Bearing Masonry with Exterior Finish Brick
  • Durable Materials for Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance (Burnish Block Walls and Terrazzo Flooring)
  • Community Room to Accommodate Group Functions, Such as Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meetings, with Seating Capacity for More Than 100 Guests
  • Secure Viewing and Line-Up Rooms
  • High-Tech Roll Call Room with Large Video Screens
  • Physical Fitness Room
  • State-of-the-Art Fiber Optic Cable Network
  • Cameras Mounted on Exterior to Monitor Parking Lots and All Access/Egress Points
  • ”Quiet Room” for Traumatic Incident Counseling
  • Locker Facilities
  • Warming/Cooling Station Capabilities


Green Roof


Exterior Amenities:

  • 361 Space, Dual Service, Parking Structure
  • Green and Reflective Roof
  • 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 Vehicle (EV) Recharging Ports
  • Permeable Paving
  • Aggressive Stormwater Management

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