Chicago Botanic Garden, Regenstein Education Building Renovation


Regenstein Education Building Renovation

Forest Preserve District of Cook County / Glencoe, Illinois

Project Scope

A complete renovation of the existing award-winning 104,000 sq.ft. Education Building, designed by Edward Barnes. The renovation facilitated a new Education Center with state-of-the-art classrooms, botany labs, design labs, lecture halls, auditoriums, art galleries, public library, plaza deck fountains, office space and a newly-constructed 12,000 sq. ft. basement installed under the existing structure.


Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Category: Total Building Renovation

Budget: $25,000,000

They provide excellent work produced by diligent and skilled management of subcontractors.

– 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