General Services Administraion (GSA)
Chicago Federal Center
US Custom House
EM Dirksen US Courthouse/ JC Kluczynski Federal Building
SSA Conference Center
Chicago Public Schools
Namaste Charter School
Albany Park Middle School
Field Elementary School
McNair Elementary School
Various Projects
Planning
Park Ridge
Various Projects
Civic
Chicago Park District
Libraries
Police Station
Chicago Housing Authority
Aviation
Financial Management Services - O'Hare
Airport Hanger Projects
North Air Traffic Control Tower
United Cargo
Higher Education
Northwestern
Kennedy-King
Vistara Construction Services
Services
Firm Profile
Experience
Contact Us
Home Email
   General Services Administration (GSA) Chicago Public Schools Planning Civic Aviation Higher Education   





Schools - Projects & Experience

 
Albany Park Multicultural Academy, Chicago, IL
Owners Representative Services
LEED Certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
 
This Chicago Public School building is 105,000 SF, distributed on three levels with an off-site parking lot for 20 cars. The project also includes science, art, music and computer laboratories, along with a gymnasium, a full service kitchen and a play area.


Ground Floor Terrazzo
Ground Floor Terrazzo

Albany Park - Main Entrance
Albany Park - Main Entrance


As the Owner's Representative for the PBC, Vistara was involved in this project from the Design Phase, continuing through building construction and occupancy. During the Design Phase, Vistara conducted weekly progress meetings to review and discuss outstanding issues, proposed changes and value engineering options, further we provided cost estimates at various stages of the construction documents. The project budget has been reduced by $300,000 through value engineering.


Steel Framing & Detailing - Sept. 2005
Steel Framing & Detailing
(view looking Northeast)

Masonry & Curtain Wall - April 2006
Masonry & Curtain Wall
(view looking Northwest)


Construction Phase: As the on-site construction manager, our duties included providing weekly and monthly reports reflecting project progress; conduct weekly progress meetings; co-ordinate, review and recommend processing of various project documents. Vistara assisted the client in monitoring and controlling the project budget & schedule through reviews and negotiation of pay requests, project schedules and change orders.