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SAFETY AWARDS

Builders Association of Greater Chicago

• Safety Recognition Award - 2008
• Safety Recognition Award - 2003
• Safety Recognition Award - 1999

Associated General Contractors
Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence


• Zero Incidence Rate - 2011
• 15% Below Division Incidence Rate - 1996
• Zero Incidence Rate - 1994
• Zero Incidence Rate - 1991
• Zero Incidence Rate - 1990
• 25% Below Division Incidence Rate - 1988
• Fewest Accidents As % of Hours - 1987

• Zero Incidence Rate - 1985

Certificate of Recognition
Builders Association/OSHA
Comprehensive Safety Partnership


• 2012 Silver Participant
• 2011 Silver Participant
• 2010 Silver Participant
• 2009 Silver Participant
• 2008 Bronze Participant
• 2007 Bronze Participant
• 2006 Silver Participant
• 2005 Silver Participant
• 2004 Silver Participant

Lake County Contractors Association Safety Award

• Outstanding Safety Record – 2008

AMERICAN SUBCONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION AWARD

• Outstanding General Contractor
of the Year-1996

DESIGN/BUILD AWARDS

• Design/Build Institute of America
Best Building of 1998
Girl Scouts Illinois Crossroads Council
Headquarters
Architect: DLK Architecture

• Glencoe Historical Preservation Commission
1998 Preservation Award
Rehabilitation of Glencoe
Public Works Garage
Architect: DLK Architecture

PROJECT AWARDS

AIA - The American Institute of Architects

• AIA Northwest Illinois Chapter
2009 Honor Award
Northwestern University
Searle Graduate Student Center

• AIA Northwest Illinois Chapter
2009 Honor Award
Salvation Army
Mumford Hall

• AIA Northwest Illinois Chapter
2009 Honor Award
Holy Family Lutheran School

• AIA Chicago 2008 Interior Architecture
Award Citation of Merit
Evanston Public Library

• AIA Excellence in Architecture Award
Countryside Unitarian Church
Architect: David F. Schultz Associates

• AIA Excellence in Architecture Award
Bolingbrook Recreation and
Aquatic Complex
Architect: Pollock Holzrichter Nicholas Ltd.

• AIA Honor Award
Murray Theater, Ravinia Festival
Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill

• AIA Distinguished Building Award
Citation of Merit
East Water Place
Architect: Booth/Hansen Associates, Ltd.

• AIA Interior Architecture Award
Certificate of Merit
Mindscape Inc.
Corporate Headquarters
Architect: Booth/Hansen Associates, Ltd.

• AIA Interior Architecture Award
Honor Award
Grace Place Episcopal Community Center
Architect: Booth/Hansen Associates, Ltd.

• AIA Northeast Illinois Chapter
1997 Honor Awards
Excellence in Design
Bolingbrook Recreation and
Aquatic Complex

• AIA Distinguished Building Award
2001 Merit Award
Glenview Park District - Park Center
Architect: Williams & Associate

 

PROJECT AWARDS (con't.)

IPRA - Illinois Parks and Recreation Association

• 2011 Outstanding Facility and Parks Award -
Division II
Waukegan "Sports Park"

• 2008 - 2009 Outstanding Facility and Parks Award
Field House at Hinkston Park

• 2006 Outstanding Facility and Parks Award
Division IV Aquatic - Elk Grove Park District
“Rainbow Falls Water Park” 2006

• 2006 Outstanding Facility and Parks Award
Division IV Multi Use - Park District of
Highland Park
“Recreation Center of Highland Park”

• 2001 Outstanding Facility and Parks Award
Glenview Park District

• 2000 Outstanding Facility Award
Renovation/Rehab
Annerino Center - Bolingbrook

• 1997 Outstanding Facility Award
Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Complex

CBC - Chicago Building Congress

• 2012 Merit Award Finalist
Ravinia Underpass

• 2012 Merit Award Finalist
Waukegan Sports Complex

• 2010 Merit Award Finalist
Mumford Hall
Leed - Gold

• 2010 Merit Award Finalist
Ravenswood Kinowerks

• 2009 Merit Award
Holy Family Lutheran School

• 2008 Merit Award
Ravinia Dining Pavilion

• 2006 Merit Award Finalist
Highland Park Recreation Center

• 2005 Merit Award
Patty Turner Senior Center

• 2002 Merit Award
Glenview Park District

Lake County Stormwater Commission

• 2011 Best Management Practices Project
4Waukegan Park District - "Sports Park"

Industry Awards

• Lake County Contractors Award
for Project Excellence – 2009
Honorable Mention
Neil Coleman Education Center
B’nai Torah

• Lake County Contractors Association
APEX - 2007
Waukegan Park District Field House
at Hinkston Park

• Midwest Construction - Best of 2007
Ravinia Food Pavilion

• Illinois Landscape Contractors Association
Excellence in Landscape
Silver Award - 2004
North Park University

• Aquatics International “Best Water Park 2002”
Centennial Family Aquatic Center - Wilmette, IL

• Evanston Preservation Commission Award
for Outstanding Achievement in Adaptive Reuse
of 1840 Oak Ave. to Evanston Enterprise Building

• Station Style/Fire Chief Featured Project 2001
Village of Barrington
Public Safety Facility
Architect: Williams & Associate

 
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