Lathrop Homes

Lathrop Homes

Specialities: Site Development, Surveying, Electrical Engineering


Year: 2010-2017

Location: Chicago, IL

Size: 29 acres

TERRA provided engineering solutions for the redevelopment of Lathrop Homes, a 29-acre Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) development consisting of an 8-story senior housing building, a school and several large apartment buildings. The project is pursuing USGBC LEED certification and Enterprise
Green Communities certifications.

Our team provided site development
improvements including:

  • Sidewalks

  • Landscaping

  • Storm sewer system with
    two discharge points to
    the Chicago River

  • Rain gardens

  • Bus-stop relocations

  • Renovations to historic buildings

  • New residential building with
    at-grade retail

  • Permeable paver parking lots

  • New water and combined
    sewer services

  • Street reconstruction for
    table-top pedestrian crossings