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Skender Finalizes Build of Crystal Lake Senior Living

Skender recently completed construction on Residences of Crystal Lake, an affordable, independent senior living facility in Crystal Lake, IL. It’s reportedly the largest multi-unit residential project in Crystal Lake in recent history.

The 63,000-square-foot, 60-unit facility is owned by Turnstone Development, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that has developed more than 1,680 affordable housing units for low-income families and seniors in Illinois and Florida since 1998.

The three-story, wood-frame facility features 48 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom units, including six ADA-accessible units, 12 adaptable units and two sensory units. Residents also have access to a fitness area, theater room, community rooms, computer rooms, a gazebo and other outdoor spaces on approximately five acres of landscape and hardscape.

Providing preconstruction and construction services, Skender broke ground on the project in May 2019. Skender collaborated with architect UrbanWorks, civil engineer Groundwork and developers DKI and TH Associates.

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