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Three Oaks Recreation Area

      

 

Client:

Hitchcock Design Group
Mr. Bill Inman, Senior Vice President
221 West Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
630.961.1787 PH

 

Scope of Project:

Redevelopment of a 450 acre sand and gravel quarry into a new public recreation area. The project included the development of new city streets, bridges, decks, parking lots, and all the utility infrastructure to support the new and proposed developments. The recreation area includes various buildings, swimming, picnicking, and fishing areas, as well as two boat marinas. The Recreation Area received the 2011 Honor Award by the American Council of Engineers, the 2011 Outstanding Facility Award by the American Public Works Association, and the 2011 Recreation and Open Space Honor Award by the Illinois Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects.

Construction Cost:

 $14,100,000.00

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Chicago Botanic Garden

 

Gardens of the Great Basin

      

 

Owner:

The Chicago Horticultural Society, Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
847.835.8221 PH

Scope of Project:

A ten-acre development of aquatic gardens, perennial gardens, wetland restoration, one half mile of shoreline stabilization with state of the art stabilization techniques, stone terraces, and walking paths.

Construction Cost:

 $6,000,000.00

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Chicago Botanic Garden

Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden Shoreline Restoration

      

 

Owner:

The Chicago Horticultural Society, Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Road

Glencoe, IL 60022

847.835.8221 PH

Scope of Project:

Redevelopment and renovation of the existing Japanese Garden’s shoreline and surrounding lakes, including the use of state of the art shoreline restoration techniques, ornamental wetland remediation, water quality and aquatic habitat improvements.

Construction Cost:

 $4,100,000.00

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The Morton Arboretum

Meadow Lake Restoration / Wet Land Remediation

      

 

Owner:

The Morton Arboretum
Mr. Kris Bachtell, Vice President of Collections and Facilities
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
630.719.2437 PH

Scope of Project:

6 acre lake restoration project including moving over 100,000 cy of soil, stabilizing over 3,800 lf of shoreline, constructing an underground conveyance system to inner connect a supply lake over 1 mile away, and the planting of over 100,000 native plants.

Construction Cost:

 $3,000,000.00

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Chicago Botanic Garden

 

Spider Island

      

 

Owner:

The Chicago Horticultural Society, Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
847.835.8221 PH

Scope of Project:

A redevelopment of an existing island, including the site development, shoreline stabilization, utilities, site lighting, 150 lf handmade footbridge, walking paths, and dense plantings.

Construction Cost:

 $1,200,000.00

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