31st Street Harbor

3155 South Lake Shore Drive

LEED Certified: GOLD

Located just south of the existing 31st Street Beach. The scope includes the construction of a 2,700 ft. long breakwater; approximately 1000 new boat slips, green roof parking garage and other parking improvements; reconfigured entrance to improve access; the creation of approximately 4 acres of new park space including a playground, promenade, open lawn areas, terraced steps; a harbor facility including a restaurant and community space.

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  • 2013 Chicago Building Congress Merit Award
  • 2013 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award
  • 2013 American Society of Landscape Architects, Illinois Chapter – President’s Award of Excellence
  • 2012 Engineering News Record Midwest Best Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Development Project
  • 2012 Award for Engineering Excellence – Illinois Society of Professional Engineering – Chicago Chapter
  • 2012 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award
  • 2012 AIA Chicago SustainABILITY Leadership Award, Citation of Merit
  • 2012 Chicago Architecture Foundation Patron of the Year Nomination

3155 South Lake Shore Drive
Ward 4: Douglas
Project Management:
URS Corporation
Architect of Record:
General Contractors:
Paschen Gillen Skipper Marine Joint Venture
General Contractors:
James McHugh Construction Co.