Cook Memorial Public Library District, Aspen Drive Library Expansion


Aspen Drive Library Expansion

Vernon Hills, Illinois

Project Scope

15,000 sf addition and a 20,000 sf renovation of the existing Aspen Drive Branch Library, which included a 7,500 sf addition devoted primarily to children’s space, 7,500 sf unfinished basement to facilitate storage needs, enhanced meeting room space for library programs and community use, improved staff office space and expanded space for study rooms, digital studios and makerspace.


Cook Memorial Public Library District
701 Aspen Drive
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061


David Archer
Cook Memorial Public Library District
Library Director

Category: New Construction

Budget: $6,500,000

Featherstone was a great advocate for the Library, ensuring that work was done properly and always keeping an eye on our bottom line.

– David Archer
Cook Memorial Public Library District

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