The University of Chicago
McShane Construction Company was selected by The University of Chicago to provide the comprehensive design/build services for an 86,616 square foot Facilities Services Building located at 5225 South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. This assignment was the first design/build project undertaken by the university.
The two-story, LEED-Gold certified facility is situated on a 1.85-acre site and provides maintenance services and storage for the university.
The building features a tinted precast exterior with a light sandblasted contemporary finish. The interior of the facility offers a 24′ clear height, one external dock, one drive-in door and an ESFR sprinkler system.
Sitework provided by McShane incorporated landscaping, sidewalks, employee and visitor parking and 68 parking spaces for the university’s fleet vehicles.