BOOTH HANSEN VISITS THE LEARNING CENTER

BOOTH HANSEN VISITS THE LEARNING CENTER

Booth Hansen took an afternoon to visit the Learning Center at the Chicago Botanic Garden, which will open to the public on Saturday, September 10th. Stay tuned for photography of the finished building.

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THE LEARNING CENTER AT THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN NEARS COMPLETION

THE LEARNING CENTER AT THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN NEARS COMPLETION

The centerpiece of the new Regenstein Learning Campus, the 27,000 square foot Learning Center designed by Booth Hansen, is set to open on September 10. The Learning Center will offer educational programs and activities for visitors of all ages.
A product of Booth Hansen and the Chicago Botanic Garden’s commitment to stewardship, the Learning Center is targeting LEED Platinum certification. Photo credit: Chicago Botanic Garden
Read the Chicago Tribune’s article on the new Learning Campus by clicking here.

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CRAIN'S "LUXURY HOME OF THE WEEK" – THE CHICKEN FACTORY RESIDENCE

CRAIN'S "LUXURY HOME OF THE WEEK" – THE CHICKEN FACTORY RESIDENCE

Crain’s “Luxury Home of the Week” is our Chicken Factory Residence located at 1225 W. George Street in Lake View. Originally a single-story poultry processing plant dating back to the 1920s, this home involved a major adaptive reuse conversion into a primary live/work space. The Chicken Factory Residence received an AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award in 2005. Photo Credit: VHT Studios
See the Crain’s article by clicking here.
Learn more about The Chicken Factory Residence by clicking here.

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BOOTH HANSEN WINS GRAND AWARD AT 2016 GOLD NUGGET AWARDS

BOOTH HANSEN WINS GRAND AWARD AT 2016 GOLD NUGGET AWARDS

The Palm Springs House was the coveted Grand Award winner for Best Custom Home (4,000 to 8,000 square feet) at the 2016 Gold Nugget Awards. The Gold Nugget Awards honor architectural design and planning excellence and draws from entries internationally.
The judges praised the home, calling it “a minimalist design with impeccable detailing [making] the house recede into the landscape… the careful curation of views makes this hillside retreat a delight that gives the clients access the natural environment from the comfort of their own home.”
Congratulations to the Booth Hansen design team and D.W. Johnston Construction on this achievement.
Click here to see the Palm Springs House project page

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ARTS AND RECREATION CENTER AT ELLIS PARK OPENS

ARTS AND RECREATION CENTER AT ELLIS PARK OPENS

The Booth Hansen designed Arts and Recreation Center at Ellis Park, located at 35th and Cottage Grove Avenue, opened to the public today.
The 32,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility provides the community with arts and recreational programming, as well as athletic facilities. Operated by the Chicago Park District, the Arts and Recreation Center provides after-school and summer youth programming, family activities, arts and cultural offerings, health and wellness programming, and community events for residents of all ages. Spaces include an indoor pool, gymnasium, fitness center, multi-purpose arts and community areas, rooftop terrace, and administrative offices.
We are proud to have worked with the City of Chicago, the Chicago Park District, 4th Ward Aldermen, Quad Communities Development Corporation, The Community Builders, and Nia Architects to make this project a reality for the community.
Click here to see the Chicago Tribune’s feature on the project.

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THE PARKER FULTON MARKET OPENS

THE PARKER FULTON MARKET OPENS

Booth Hansen is thrilled to announce that The Parker Fulton Market opened its doors to residents today.
The Parker offers a rich urban lifestyle, with unobstructed views of the Chicago skyline and an experience crafted to reflect Fulton Market’s dynamic culture.
Booth Hansen would like to thank Focus Development, Shapack Partners, and Atlantic Realty Partners for the opportunity to deliver this project that we hope will enrich the ever-changing and vibrant Fulton Market District.
Learn more about The Parker Fulton Market by clicking here.

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PALMOLIVE BUILDING STOREFRONT RENOVATION IS COMPLETE

PALMOLIVE BUILDING STOREFRONT RENOVATION IS COMPLETE

The Booth Hansen designed storefront at the historic Palmolive Building is now complete. The storefront design restores and incorporates original historic elements of the 1929 Holabird and Root design, while modernizing the glass storefront to maximize the presence of world-class retail occupants. The subtle and refined details express the overall aesthetic of the project: clean, modern lines to enhance the retail experience while respecting the historic building design.
We are very excited to have been a part of this project. Learn more about the Palmolive Building Storefront Renovation by clicking here.

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SKOKIE COUNTRY CLUB OPENING

SKOKIE COUNTRY CLUB OPENING

Booth Hansen’s addition to the Skokie Country Club opened on Memorial Day Weekend!
The complex consists of a bathing house, an open-air pavilion, an expansive deck with an Olympic-length pool, and separate areas for children and adults. The architectural style evokes residences in the area, lending a familiarity and human scale to the site. Lush landscapes and plantings surround the deck, buffering views to the street and the adjacent golf course. Amenities including a state-of-the-art kitchen and double-sided limestone fireplace allow for three-season use.
The design and construction team includes Innovative Aquatic Design, Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp Landscape Architecture, TriMark Marlinn, Eskenazi and Farrell Associates, Ketchmark and Associates, Gewalt Hamilton Associates, NCS Construction Management, and Norcon, Inc.

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