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Lake Forest College


Scott Savage began Raincoat Roofing’s relationship with Lake Forest College in the mid 2010’s. Lake Forest College has been a historic educational institution on the North Shore of Chicago, founded in 1857, as one of the first higher education campuses in the Chicagoland area. With classic 19th and 20th Century architecture, mature oak trees, and numerous green spaces, the College has been and remains a popular place to film movies, among other valuable assets that sets this campus apart from others in the state of Illinois.

Project Highlights...

As the campus grew from the late 1800’s into the early and 2000’s, Lake Forest College created it’s North, Middle, South, and Athletic campuses. Raincoat Roofing has since maintained, repaired, and replaced roofs or roof areas on all 4 campuses. To date, Raincoat Roofing has a maintenance contract with almost all the buildings located on the 4 campuses. Most recently, we have performed various work on Blackstone, Harian, Deerpath, Gregory, Nolan, McClure, Roberts, Lois Durand, Moore Halls respectively; also, the Cleveland – Young International Center and the Mohr Student Center and Stuart Commons.

Unique Experience

107 wooded acres

4 campus locations; North, Middle, South, and Athletic

Over 40 buildings among the 4 campuses, ranging from athletic facilities to housing to lecture halls

½ mile from Lake Michigan on the North Shore

19th Century, 20th Century, and Modern style architecture

Project Bio

Lake Forest College – 555 N. Sheridan Rd, Lake Forest, IL
Private College located on the North Shore of Chicago

Company Size/Building Size:

4 separate campuses with over 40 buildings in total