Pearl Street Commons

Location:
McHenry, Illinois
Owner:
Full Circle Communities, Inc.
Size:
24,000 SF
Duration:
10 Months
Architect:
Cordogan, Clark & Associates, Inc.

Pearl Street Commons is a ground-up, 3-story affordable housing apartment complex downtown McHenry. It provides 25 units targeted for veterans and persons with disabilities. Amenities include a library, computer lab, community center, laundry room and outdoor recreation areas.

Novak worked with Full Circle Communities, a Chicago-based non-profit developer on this project as well as Creekview Apartments located in Richmond, Illinois. Both projects received ENERGY STAR Certifications. ENERGY STAR certified homes are at least 10-20% more efficient than homes strictly built to code.