Harper College to build new $16.8 million parking garage

Thursday, July 18, 2013

With enrollment increasing over the past 10 years, Harper College is getting ready to add a four-story parking structure with 625 new spaces on its campus in Palatine.

The $16.8 million garage would be built on a parking lot that currently holds about 200 vehicles, creating a total of 825 spaces.

Although the Harper College board approved the initial cost estimate, Phil Burdick, chief communications officer, said costs may come down as the architects and engineers work on the designs and obtain bids.

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