SITE DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TEAM SELECTED TO TRANSFORM HISTORIC LANDMARK AND PULLMAN COMMUNITY
CHICAGO – In partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA), Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI) has announced the selection of the architecture, site design, and engineering
team for the Pullman National Monument Visitor Center at 111th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.
Following an extensive selection process, two Chicago-based firms were chosen to lead the project. Bauer Latoza Studio, an architecture firm nationally recognized for historic restoration and hospitality design, will craft the blueprint for the new Visitor Center. Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, an international leader in the design of high-performance architecture in a wide range of typology and scale, was selected for the Visitor Center’s site
design. Other consultants to the teams include Site Design, SPACECO, Inc., DAI Environmental, and CKL Engineers, LLC, a
civil engineering consulting company that performs sustainable construction and consulting services.
“We have selected an exceptionally well-qualified and diverse team of experts to do more than just rehabilitate and adapt the iconic Clock Tower,” said David Doig, President of CNI. “Our goal is to create a place that supports the NPS
mission, shares Pullman’s important stories with more people and fosters additional opportunities to improve the quality of life for people in the community and the Chicagoland region.”
CNI has entered into a Partnership Design and Construction
Agreement with the NPS to develop the Visitor Center in the historic Administration Clock Tower building, historically the heart of the Pullman factory and town. Once completed, the Visitor Center will be both an interpretive center for the National Monument and house NPS operations.
“The NPS and the National Park Foundation, the project funder, are thrilled to…