Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Rehabilitations

  • Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Rehabilitations


Client: Chicago Housing Authority

Location: Chicago, IL


This project entailed the rehabilitation of three senior mid-rise housing units through upgrades and reconstruction efforts. These improvements are a part of a larger capital improvement program designed to make city-owned housing more attractive and accessible, in particular for disabled residents in compliance with the ADA. Upgrades included new elevators, new flooring, lighting, carpentry, roofing, HVAC and general improvements.

Services Provided

d’Escoto, Inc. was a part of the Construction Management team established to provide support services to the Chicago Housing Authority for their Senior Housing Redevelopment Program. d’Escoto, Inc. as an owner’s representative was responsible for providing project management and construction administration services including: coordinating numerous general contractors for repairs, renovations, and improvements to ensure work was completed satisfactorily, on schedule, and within budget. Additional duties included project status reporting, construction inspection, and acting as liaison with the CHA and respective tenants.

Innovative Solutions

With the large number of stakeholders involved, coordination and communications were critical in order for d’Escoto, Inc. to deliver a successful project to the CHA. d’Escoto staff were dedicated to record-keeping and document controls so that at any time the CHA could be provided with the status of the program. d’Escoto, Inc. successfully delivered the rehabilitated units to the CHA on time and within budget.