Portfolio Category: Institutional

University of Chicago Health & Wellness Center

HPZS collaborated on the renovation, planning, design, and construction of the University of Chicago Health, Counseling, and Wellness Center, a new 20,000 SF student health, counseling and wellness center addition located within an existing heritage building on the University of Chicago campus, The Chicago Women’s Lying In Hospital, which is also on the National Register…
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South Shore Cultural Center

The South Shore Cultural Center (SSCC), designed by Marshall & Fox Architects, encompasses the building and grounds of the former South Shore Country Club in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated City of Chicago Landmark, SSCC is a fine example of Mediterranean Revival style with stucco exteriors…
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HENRY B. “WIDOW” CLARK HOUSE

The Henry B. “Widow” Clarke House is Chicago’s oldest surviving structure. It is a Greek Revival structure built circa 1836. Around 1871, it was moved from its original location to a lot six miles to the south. In 1977 the City of Chicago purchased it and relocated the house to a site in the Prairie…
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IIT COMMONS BUILDING – HABS

As part of a long-term modernization strategy, IIT expanded it’s student center building, known as the Commons Building. Designed by Mies van der Rohe and built in 1952 it provided food service and commercial amenities for University students and faculty. HPZS performed a level-two HABS/HAER documentation and recordation of the Commons Building and adjacent gas…
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VEHE FARM

The fifteen acre Vehe Farm site is one of the two centennial farm sites in Lake County, Illinois. The Vehe Farm complex consists of seven historically significant structures that, prior to their purchase by the Village of Deer Park in 1999, remained in the Vehe family farm through four generations. The Vehe Farm has been…
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Altgeld Hall

Altgeld Hall, the first building constructed at Northern Illinois University, was designed by Architect Charles E. Brusk and completed in 1898. Throughout its 100-year plus life it has served as a dormitory, classrooms, auditorium, library and offices. HPZS provided an in-depth examination of the structure followed by the development of a program to rectify building…
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