Pasquesi Home & Garden Center

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Location: Lake Bluff, IL
Owner: 
Stout Development
Architect: Timothy Morgan Associates
Square Footage: 54,000 sq. ft.
Category: Retail


  • 54,000 sq. ft. retail garden center
  • 23,000 sq. ft. Edwardian-inspired greenhouse
  • 30,000 sq. ft. upscale indoor retail store
  • Floor-plan was designed to flow from one area to the next
  • Accented with welcoming color schemes, masonry and tile
  • Specialty lighting to offset the merchandising displays
  • Stackable sliding doors providing openings of up to 42 ft.
  • Greenhouse was prefabricated in Belgium and shipped to the U.S. where it was constructed on-site and was modified by installing a roll-up shade curtain system under the tempered glass to control the sunlight levels
  • Roofing vents that are 50% larger than standard greenhouse vents were added to improve ventilation
  • High efficiency boiler heating system was installed to reduce heating costs by 60%

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