Glacial Park, Lost Valley Visitor Center

GLACIAL PARK

Lost Valley Visitor Center

McHenry County Conservation District / Richmond, Illinois

Project Scope

A LEED® Gold Certified conversion and extensive renovation of an existing 28,450 sq. ft. motel into a new public visitor center. Complete with administration offices, exhibit viewing areas, environmental education classrooms, conference center and multipurpose rooms for community use. The project included the sustainable redevelopment to support a permeable paved parking lot, native plantings, bioswales and wetlands.

Location

McHenry County Conservation
18410 U.S. Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098

Reference

Elizabeth Kessler
Executive Director
815.338.6223

Awards

LEED® Gold Certified
2011 Outstanding Facilities Award

Category: Specialty Land Development

Budget: $6,750,000

From the very beginning, Featherstone and their staffing team accepted ownership for all facets of the project, including budget estimating, value engineering, permitting, bidding, construction
management and assisting with LEED® certification.

– Elizabeth Kessler
McHenry County
Conservation District

PROUD MEMBERS OF: