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Ball Horticultural Company, Innovation Center

Featherstone will be completing delivery of the new Innovation Center to Ball Horticultural Company in February, 2021, two months ahead of schedule. Many tasks were added to the original scope; and, yet, the project will still come in under budget and ahead of schedule. Ball Horticultural Company is investing in...


Ball Horticultural Company Global Headquarters

Featherstone recently completed the multi-phased, 42,000 sf, interior office upgrade ahead of schedule and under budget. The renovation will be used to attract and retain talent at Ball Horticultural Company’s global headquarters.  The design was focused on the penetration of natural light, soothing colors, and an open work environment to...


Crystal Lake Library Phase II Renovation

Demolition is underway on the Phase II renovation project at Crystal Lake Public Library. Completion of the renovation is targeted for May of 2021. The Library has turned its attention to preserving their building by implementing building envelope improvements, aging mechanical system replacements to improve indoor air quality, adding a...


Chicago History Museum – History Trail

January, 2021 - Featherstone has finished the bidding phase of the project, and is working with the Museum in awarding the trade contracts to the multiple prime contractors. The project, scheduled to start in the Spring of 2021 and finish in the Fall of 2021, is a development of an...


The Morton Arboretum Centennial Garden

The project is currently in the design phase. Start of construction is expected in the summer of 2021, and completion is expected in the Fall of 2022. The advancement of the redesign to this historic axis, at the property's core, as a celebration of the Arboretum's hundred-year anniversary. The new...


Cantigny Park, Robert R. McCormick Mansion Museum

Demolition has begun for the Museum renovation project. It is anticipated that the project will be completed in January of 2022. The McCormick House at Cantigny Park was the country residence of Col. Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Located at Cantigny Park in...


Cantigny Park, Project New Leaf – Phase 2

Project New Leaf, funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is a five-year multi-phase revitalization effort aimed at delivering a superior guest experience for Cantigny’s nearly 400,000 annual visitors and ensuring the park’s vitality for future generations. Phase 2 improvements are focused on the redevelopment of the gardens and infrastructure...

Cook Library

Cook Memorial Public Library District

Featherstone completed delivery this project on time and on budget in early 2020. The project, designed by Product Architecture + Design, was recognized in the Library Journal 2020 Year in Architecture Issue for it lighting and sound design. Per their article, "Suspended LED strips with brightly colored accents bring movement...

Schaumburg Library

Schaumburg Township District Library Renovation – Phase 2

Renovation was completed in August on the next phase of the first-floor interior improvements. The project was delivered ahead of schedule and on budget. Self-checkout machines are added to an updated checkout area, and three self-checkout stations have been added.  The staff is still available to help you check out items...