Engine Company 109

2343 South Kedzie Avenue

A new 1-story 14,000-square-foot facility consisting of steel framing with exterior brick veneer, a burnished block interior, and terrazzo flooring. The building includes accommodations for up to 20 firefighters, which includes 4 officer quarters. Apparatus bay to store all vehicles, 3 inbound doors and 3 outbound doors with Fifty two foot circular driveway designed for ease of maneuvering of all fire vehicles. On site landscaping and fenced parking for 31 vehicles are part of the site development.

LEED Features: Project will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” certification with water efficient fixtures and drought tolerant landscaping, a solar thermal domestic water heating system, paving and roof that reduces urban heat island effects, and high recycled content.

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Awards

  • 2011 New Construction – Chicago Project of the Year, The Construction Industry Service Corporation
  • 2012 Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) Merit Award