Near North Health Clinic

Chicago, Illinois / United States of America

Near North Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center which is located in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood, Chicago, Illinois.  The Center is 29,399 square foot program includes lobby, offices, support spaces, x-ray lab and exam rooms.  The Center Services include Internal Medicine, Maternal & Child Health, WIC/Nutrition, Dental, Ophthalmology, and Substance Abuse programs.  

The building solution evolved into two floors with an interior landscape courtyard constructed of a glass curtain wall, maximizing fenestration into the program and public spaces.  

The main east elevation, which faces Kostner Avenue, contains the building entrance, highlighted by the introduction of an oversized canopy, which acts as a dual function element in providing shelter and land marking.  A second floor conference room clad with blue metal panel enhances the center’s main entrance.  Yellow face brick tower denotes location of the stair and elevator.  A glass curtain wall completes the main facade of the center.  The structure is steel columns and beams, with a masonry veneer envelope.  Horizontal bands of windows provide additional natural light.   Other amenities include a green roof, outdoor seating areas, bicycle racks, a roof top trellis area.  The building features a geothermal ground source energy pump.  

Building certified as LEED Gold.

Architect of Record

Johnson & Lee, Ltd.


Near North Health Services Corporation

General Contractor

Powers & Sons Construction, Inc.


  • Galloway, Ltd.
  • McKay Landscape Architects
  • Matrix Engineering Corporation