Orland Park, Illinois is located 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Incorporated in 1892, the village enjoys a rich history dating back nearly 125 years with the area’s early development going back well into the 1800s.
Orland Park is an award winning community that offers easy access to Chicago while keeping its place as a dynamic suburban community. Surrounded by the lush greenery of area forest preserves, Orland Park is a shopping and dining mecca among Chicago’s suburbs. National chains are drawn to Orland Park because of its many strengths.
Orland Park is a well-rounded community with exceptional schools, attractive housing, extensive recreational and cultural events and accessible transportation to the City of Chicago.
The Village of Orland Park has twice been named among America’s best places to live by Money Magazine and has been honored by the US Conference of Mayors five times. Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and the Village Board continue to build on the village’s success while responding to market trends and demographic changes to maintain the high quality of life that keeps the community strong.
The Walsh Group, the parking structure’s general contractor, is a 118-year old family-owned company providing design, build, finance and operation services. The mission of The Walsh Group is to be the builder of choice for our customers; the employer of choice for our people; to set the highest standards for ethics, quality and safety; and to achieve a fair balance of responsibility, profitability and citizenship.
Kimley-Horn has provided planning, engineering, transportation, parking management, and landscape architecture services to retail, healthcare, office, industrial, residential, hospitality, and mixed-use clients across the globe. We consult in every phase of project development, from site evaluation and selection to final engineering and construction observation. By bringing all these consulting services in-house, Kimley-Horn has simplified the process, making the realization of your project as quick and efficient as possible.
Kimley-Horn is the parking consultant and Village’s representative for the Main Street Parking Structure. Kimley-Horn has more than four decades of experience in parking planning, parking structure design, maintenance, restoration, and traffic engineering nationwide. Our knowledge encompasses post-tensioned, cast-in-place concrete parking structures and prestressed, precast concrete parking facilities. Focused on four key parking components—strategic planning and management, design and construction, technology, and maintenance and restoration—Kimley-Horn has provided parking services on more than 150 parking structures (75,000+ spaces) across the country in the past 15 years.
Carl Walker, the parking structure's architect and engineer, hasearned the reputation as one of the top structural engineering and parking consulting firms by delivering exceptional value and outstanding customer service. Their core values include Integrity, Quality, Teamwork, Relationships, and Innovation. Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, they are a national firm with six additional offices. More information can be found here, http://www.carlwalker.com/