Roosevelt University Wabash Building

Chicago, IL
SELECT PROJECT AWARDS:
  • 2013 American Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design
  • Winner, Best Project - $50 to $150 million, 2013 Excellence in Structural Engineering, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois
  • 2013 Vision Award, Urban Land Institute, Chicago
  • Finalist, 2013 Global Awards for Excellence, Urban Land Institute
  • Gold Award, 2013 Building Team, Building Design + Construction
  • Winner, Best Project - $50 to $150 million, 2013 Excellence in Structural Engineering, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois
32-story, 38,854-m² (418,221-ft²) mixed-use "vertical university," one of the tallest educational facilities in the world, housing classrooms, laboratories, offices, dormitories, and various student amenities and services. The project was designed to incorporate an historic building façade and minimize impact on the adjacent Auditorium Theatre, a Chicago Landmark. The structure features a dramatic two-story main lobby and a uniquely undulating exterior, symbolizing the educational journey.
ARCHITECT: VOA Associates Incorporated
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