Charles G. Young, RA

Partner – Architect

Expertise

A founding partner of IDEA, Charlie’s breadth of experience and depth of technical skill provide a solid foundation for all projects. His commitment to craft and design excellence are recognized by clients, peers and the media, his work featured in national and international exhibitions and his participation frequently requested for architectural juries and award panels.

Charlie is an avid photographer whose architectural images and other works have been seen in digital and print publications including the New York Post, Fodors, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Wallpaper, Time Magazine, Arcspace and Reuters.

Experience

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Registration

Licensed Architect
State of Illinois, 1983

Education

Master of Architecture
University of Illinois

Bachelor of Architecture with High Honors
Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected Experience

The Modern Wing, The Art Institute of Chicago

Alsdorf Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago

A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building Façade Replacement, General Services Administration

Chicago Federal Center Façade Restoration, General Services Administration

Milwaukee Federal Courthouse Third Floor Courtroom Renovation for the US Federal Courts, General Services Administration

J.P. Kinneary U.S. Federal Courthouse – Façade Restoration, General Services Administration

Benton Federal Building and Courthouse Capital Security Renovations for the US Federal Courts, General Services Administration

Social Security Administration Service Center for The Social Security Administration, General Services Administration

Harold Washington Library Center for the Chicago Public Library, City of Chicago Department of Public Works (with Hammond, Beeby and Babka)

Near North and Wrightwood/Ashburn Branch Libraries for the Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Building Commission

Goudy Elementary School Addition, Chicago Public Schools

Police Units Consolidation/Evidence and Recovered Property Section/Forensic Services Division for the Chicago Police Department

City of Chicago Department of General Services and the Chicago Public Building Commission

Loop Operations for the Department of Streets and Sanitation, City of Chicago Department of General Services

Engine Companies 38/84/Prototype Firehouse Design for the Chicago Fire Department, Chicago Public Building Commission