Chicago Botanic Garden, Barbara Whitney Carr Administration Building


Barbara Whitney Carr Administration Building

Forest Preserve District of Cook County / Glencoe, Illinois

Project Scope

A new 28,000 sq. ft. three story education and administration building designed by the renowned architect Edward Barnes provides new office and classroom space to further expand and support various programs for the Chicago Botanic Garden.


Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Category: New Construction

Budget: $7,200,000

Featherstone functions in an agency role for the Garden as a highly effective and professional project management firm.

– William W. Brown,
The Chicago Botanic Garden

Featherstone Facts

Average Bid to Build Variance -3.11%,
Average Value for Fee at 145%
Last 5 years – 5 Fabulous Parks
Last 5 years – 5 Fantastic Libraries
Multiple, Decades-Longstanding, Client Relationships – The Morton Arboretum, Chicago Botanic Garden, Brookfield Zoo, the Wauconda Public Library, The Schaumburg Township District Library