Three Oaks Recreation Area Lake House


Three Oaks Recreation Area Lake House

Crystal Lake, Illinois

Project Scope

A heavy timber structure with exposed wood that serves as the center of the 450-acre Three Oaks Recreation Facility. Includes a restaurant, administration offices, full locker room and shower facilities, emergency services and maintenance garage.


5517 Northwest Hwy
Crystal Lake, IL 60014


Bill Inman
Senior Vice President
Hitchcock Design


2011 Honor Award
American Council of Engineers

2011 Outstanding Facility Award
American Public Works Association

Category: New Construction

Budget: $2,800,000

Through extreme project challenges, Featherstone’s team still delivered this project on time, under budget and to the highest quality.

– Bill Inman
Three Oaks Lake House

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