Client: WINGS Metro
Size: 23,200 square feet
Architect: Pappageorgehaymes Partners
Service: New Construction and Renovation
Duration: 12 Months
The UJAMAA team was selected by WINGS Metro, Inc. to provide construction services for their new Two-story state-of-the-art facility and domestic violence shelter located on the South side of Chicago. The building consist of a 6,300sqft renovation of an existing police station and construction a 6,200sqft two-story masonry addition with a 20 stall parking lot.
This new 23,200sqft interim housing and support services incorporates both new construction and adaptive re-use components. The facility includes 40 Shelter beds with suite style living environments. Modern full kitchen, laundry facility, meeting rooms, retail space, computer lab and a private garden with play space.
Ujamaa had to resolve environmental issues that we were existing in the earthwork and the existing facility. The building was received a curved metal clad exterior.
The construction professionals from UJAMAA will self-perform the carpentry and general labor trades on this facility.