USO Great Lakes


LOCATION

Great Lakes, Illinois

MARKET

Interiors

TYPE

Renovation

ARCHITECT

Perkins Eastman

  • 15,000-SF renovation of the entire second floor of the USO Great Lakes Center at Naval Station Great Lakes (NAVSTA)
  • Mix of open and private offices
  • Cafeteria used primarily for large events hosted for service members and their families
  • New café, serving areas, reception area, gaming rooms, lounge areas, reflection room and music room
  • Renovation of all restrooms
  • Included work to base building infrastructure
  • Hazardous material removal and abatement
  • Coordinated with the Navy Facilities Engineering Command throughout the project
  • The project was a beneficiary of the Leopardo-EcoTekk decommissioning program and received a donation of numerous furnishings from the decommissioning of another client’s space
  • Developed a project-specific safety plan to address the unique safety needs and challenges presented by building during the pandemic