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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 Public Library – Phase II Renovation

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 drive-up window to facilitate and improve interaction with the public, and miscellaneous interior architectural upgrades to enhance the patrons experience in utilizing the communities...


Chicago History Museum – Major Renovation and Property Development

The Chicago History Museum is embarking on a multifaceted park beautification project including renovations to the plaza and construction of the Richard M. and Shirley H. Jaffee History Trail. The project will also include renovation to the underground storage facility which sits directly below the plaza. The storage facility houses the...


The Grand Garden at The Morton Arboretum

The groundbreaking ceremony was June 30, with dignitaries, from the left, Bob Schillerstrom (Arboretum Trustee), Gerard Donnelly (President and CEO), Doris Christopher (Donor), Anna Ball (Arboretum Trustee and Donor), Stephen Van Arsdell (Arboretum Board Chairman), and Bob Berry (Donor) performing the honors. The Grand Garden is set to open in...


Kenosha County, Wisconsin – Veterans Memorial Park Development

Featherstone has the pleasure of delivering this year's development that includes a new parkway, honor plaza, flag walk, and expansion of additional multi-use trails to honor the local military and Veteran's community. Construction will conclude in the Fall of 2021. Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park, a former gravel quarry, encompasses...


Ball Horticultural Company, Innovation Center

Featherstone completed delivery of the new Innovation Center to Ball Horticultural Company in February, 2021, two months ahead of schedule. Many items were added to the original scope; and, yet, the project will still come in under budget and ahead of schedule. Included in the added scope of work was...


Cantigny Park, Project New Leaf – Phase 2

Completed in September of 2020, Phase 2 improvements were focused on the redevelopment of the gardens and infrastructure improvements located east of the Visitor Center and south of the Robert McCormick Museum.  Improvements within this phase included the following: The New Visitor Center Patio and Lawn Renovation near LJ RestaurantThe...

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 of 2020 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...