$80 million five-story medical office building proposed in Bronzeville

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Judy Lamelza

Special to Chicago Construction News

Northwestern Medicine’s expansion into Bronzeville with an $80 million, five-story medical office building in Bronzeville has successfully navigated the issuance of construction permits.

Led by architect Kapil Khanna, with contributions from Lamar Johnson Collaborative and Brook Architecture, the project aims to stand at the forefront of sustainable design in healthcare.

Construction will be led by Ujamaa Construction Inc., a Chicago-based general contractor. the involvement of Gurtz Electric Company and DW Mechanical Group Inc. underscores the project’s emphasis on local expertise and specialized skills, highlighting the collaborative spirit needed to bring such a complex project to fruition.

Targeting LEED Silver certification, the building is planned with features that ensure construction waste diversion and incorporate bird protection, setting a new standard for environmentally responsible construction in the healthcare sector.

The building will include:

  • 237 indoor parking spaces
  • loading space
  • ground-level retail
  • 7,500 square feet of community space on second floor
  • primary and secondary care spaces along with clinical space

DataBid is currently reporting on this project – Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Bronzeville Advanced Outpatient Care Center – Chicago  (0001090922)

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