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OSO Apartments

Dukane Precast played a pivotal role in the realization of Oso Apartments, contributing our expertise in supplying precast components for this transformative project. As a catalyst for innovative affordable housing in Chicago, Oso Apartments was initiated as part of the Chicago Housing Authority's commitment to combat systemic housing displacement and extend its impact to surrounding communities. Nestled in the culturally diverse Albany Park neighborhood, Oso Apartments stands tall as a newly constructed, 5-story building comprising 48 units of affordable housing.   The OSO apartments comprise of two more than the other ones

Project Details

Contractor

Evergreen Construction Co.

 

Architect

Canopy 

Engineer

The Engineering Studio

CE Anderson & Associates

Owner

Evergreen Real Estate Group

Location

Albany Park, Chicago

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Precast concrete plays a pivotal role in the construction of the OSO apartments in Chicago due to its numerous advantages. By utilizing precast concrete components, such as walls, floors, and façades, the construction process becomes more efficient and streamlined. Precast elements are manufactured off-site under controlled conditions, reducing construction time and minimizing on-site labor requirements. Additionally, precast concrete offers exceptional durability, strength, and fire resistance, ensuring the long-term structural integrity and safety of the OSO apartments. Furthermore, the use of precast concrete allows for greater design flexibility, enabling architects to achieve the desired aesthetic while meeting structural requirements. Ultimately, the incorporation of precast concrete contributes to the successful and timely completion of the OSO apartments, providing residents with high-quality, sustainable, and modern living spaces in the heart of Chicago.

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