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Station Square at Prairie Crossing, a WRD Environmental project
 

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Station Square at Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, IL


Client Profile

Prairie Crossing is a widely acclaimed conservation community that includes the Station Square retail center. It is a national model, designed to preserve open land, provide easy access for rail commuting and implement responsible land practices.


Goals
  • Design a multi-phased master plan that furthers the conservation goals of Prairie Crossing
  • Create a mixed-use development incorporating New Urbanism principles

Sample Results
  • Minimized stormwater runoff through the use of bioswales, native plantings and existing wetlands
  • Provided a sustainably minded environment that integrates retail and residential destinations within walking distance of a commuter rail line
  • Contributed to an ambiance that has attracted a array of businesses to the retail center
  • Has drawn a variety of media coverage, including a feature on WGN-TV

Learn more about Station Square at Prairie Crossing.


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A sustainably designed fountain at Station Square at Prairie Crossing