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University Hall

Identification

University Hall
UIC Administration Building
116917

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
exposed structure
light brown
brutalism

Usage

university institutional office

Facts

  • Tapers outward in two stages, making it 20 feet wider at the top than at the bottom.
  • Tallest building on the west side of Chicago.
  • The tallest building designed by S.O.M. partner Walter Netsch, a major modernist architect responsible for the "Field Theory" and famous structures such as the Northwestern University Library.
  • Originally connected by concrete elevated walkways to other buildings on the campus. The openings for the walkways can still be seen on the 2nd floor.

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More Information

Location

601 South Morgan Street
60607
U.S.A.

Technical Data

338.00 ft
338.00 ft
338.00 ft
28
1965

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

concrete supplier, facility management, structural engineering