Since the Façade Improvement Program was updated and reinstated in June, 2014 the Village has received and approved three applications. To date, two of these new Façade Improvement projects were recently completed. An overview of the project scope and the before and after pictures are included below:
Equipment International (8778 Ferris Avenue)
Equipment International completely updated the exterior of the building at 8778 Ferris when they relocated their sale and serving of laundry equipment business from Skokie. The work included replacement of the siding, new signage, and cleaning and tuck-pointing of the existing masonry.
State Farm (9140 Waukegan Road)
Matt Mitchell made improvements to the interior while making updates and improvements to the exterior of his existing State Farm Insurance office building at 9140 Waukegan Road. The exterior improvements included removal of the old awning, installation of new signage, replacement of existing siding, and painting of the existing masonry.
For more information on the Façade Improvement Program, click here to get information about the program and learn how you can apply for the Façade Improvement Grant.