On January 10, 2018, Lake Forest officials gathered for the Topping Out ceremony for the Civic Center complex, a celebration when the last piece of steel is placed on a project. City officials, staff and workers signed the beam before it was hoisted into the rafters of what will be the Community Center. The interiors of the Performing Arts Center/Council Chambers are in drywall, the first level interiors of the Administration Building are framed out and the Senior Center is a structurally complete.
On August 20, 2018, the construction crew began pouring concrete pads for the Performing Arts Center and the Community Center. The structure of the Performing Arts Center/City Council Chambers is starting to take shape, the framework of the 50-foot clock tower can now be seen and the parking structure is officially finished.
|Phase 1 - Rough Grading||May 2017 to January 2018|
|Phase 2 - Utilities and Civic Center Drive Street Improvements||November 2017 to April 2018|
|Phase 3 - Parking Garage||May 2017 to April 2018|
|Phase 4 - Habitat Restoration||May 2018 to September 2018|
|Phase 5 - Civic Center Campus||April 2018 to Mid-2019|