Garvy Elementary School

An extensive renovation and addition to John W. Garvy Elementary School, located on Chicago’s northwest side. The addition included 10 general classrooms, one science classroom, restrooms, storage and circulation. The project earned LEED Silver certification and featured a green roof, durable materials, permeable pavers and attention to natural light, indoor air quality and water reduction measures.

The Residences of Crystal Lake

Completed in early 2020, this 63,000-SF, 60-unit, affordable, independent senior living facility is the largest multi-unit residential project in Crystal Lake in recent history. Skender collaborated with architect UrbanWorks, civil engineer Groundwork and developers DKI and TH Associates. Residences of Crystal Lake is the most recent of 10 similar residences that Skender has built in the last five years as part of its award-winning multifamily residential group.

The Villas of Lake in the Hills

75,550-square-foot new construction of a 60-unit affordable and independent senior living facility made up of two- and three-bedroom apartments. (June 2014 – March 2015)