7th District Police Station
|Project:||7th District Police Station|
|Address:||1438 West 63rd Street|
LEED Certified GOLD
Mayor Daley opened the new Englewood Station on March 21, 2009.
The New 7th District Police Station will be located on the northwest corner of South Loomis and West 63rd Street. PD #7 will accommodate approximately 247 parking spaces located on the 4 acre site. PD #7 is a 2 story, 44,000-square-foot masonry structure.
The Program for PD #7 includes a Spacious Public Lobby, a Community Room, Community Relations Offices, Administrative Offices, Male and Female Locker Rooms for 400 Officers, Workout Room, and Garage Space, a Lock-Up Containing 12 Cells and 4 Group Holding Cells, Pre-Processing and Processing Areas, and a Sallyport. The facility also includes state-of-the-art command and communication infrastructure, and video arraignment linking the lock-up to the courtroom.
The new station will be twice the size of the current Englewood District Police Station that was built in 1954 at 6120 South Racine Ave.
LEED Features: This project is designed to achieve the goal of LEED "Gold" Certification and includes a "Green" roof over 50% of the roof area, a turbine generator waste heat recovery system, and a sophisticated building energy management system.
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