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2018 Illinois Accessibility Code Now In Effect

The new Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400), which became effective as of October 23, 2018, is the culmination of a four-year effort to harmonize the 1997 IAC and the ADA 2010 Standards. LCM Architects participated in the revision process with a committee of representatives from the Illinois Capital Development Board and the …

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Committed to Making Every Chicago Transit Authority Station Accessible to All ASAP

The Chicago Transit Authority developed the comprehensive All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) to achieve a 100% accessible transit system that accommodates people with disabilities.    As part of a working group that developed this blueprint for future construction, LCM Architects advised on disability community issues and the technical approach for retrofitting or rebuilding all 42 inaccessible rail …

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ADA Hospitality

Property Types Luxury Boutique Resort & Spa Extended Stay Limited Service Time Share Microhotel Cruiseline Fleet With deep knowledge of ADA accessibility standards and architectural backgrounds LCM team members assist the hospitality industry identify noncompliant accessibility elements. We find appropriate solutions for establishing a strategy and schedule to address accessibility compliance in guest rooms, common …

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Polk Bros Park Performance Lawn

Landscape Architect James Corner Field Operations Polk Bros Park reinvents an underutilized, 13-acre entry zone as an interactive green space that is a vibrant gateway to Navy Pier. Designed to accommodate free arts and cultural programming, the public park appeals to the city’s diverse citizens and visitors. Multi-stage, picnic-friendly performance lawns, set against spectacular lake …

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Chicago Transit Authority

LCM addressed stations on the Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Red-Blue, and Red Lines undergoing major alterations. We reviewed construction plans for accessibility compliance, conducted field surveys, and provided reports with compliance deficiencies and remediation recommendations. We also addressed noncompliant products/materials, consulted on the CTA graphics package, and developed technical reference materials for CTA design staff. …

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Chicago Housing Authority

The Chicago Housing Authority and its project partners consistently rely on LCM to ensure compliance with UFAS, FHA, ADA, ADAAG, and the Chicago Building Code for multifamily properties. As part of a Voluntary Compliance Agreement with HUD, CHA retained LCM as a third party certifier to verify compliance with applicable accessibility regulations and code requirements …

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ADA Retail

Property Types Banks Restaurants Retail brands Select Clients Fifth Third Bank Bank of America Walgreens Charter One Bank Cracker Barrel Nordstrom BMO Harris Pizza Hut Gibsons Restaurant Group LCM consults on ADA Title III accessibility standards with private commercial businesses that serve the public. We suit our accessibility services to the schedule, fiscal, and manpower …

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