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University Center of Chicago

Identification

University Center of Chicago
134823

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
curtain wall
dark yellow
postmodernism

Usages

dormitory
restaurant mercantile

Facts

  • Construction began on June 1, 2001.
  • University Center of Chicago is the largest joint student residence hall in the United States.
  • This dormitory serves three different universities with campuses nearby: DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus, Roosevelt University, and Columbia College.
  • 35,000 square feet of retail occupy the first two floors along State Street.
  • University Center dormitories houses 2,000 students.
  • Topping out ceremonies occurred the week ending August 16th 2003.
  • The city government donated the building's site to the Educational Advancement Fund which is developing the project.
  • From the fourth floor up the building is shaped like an "E", with a 20,000 ft² garden filling in the courtyards on the east side.

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Location

525 South State Street
60605
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

215.00 ft
215.00 ft
215.00 ft
207.00 ft
191.00 ft
9.17 ft
165.50 ft
385.94 ft
19
1
May 2002
Aug 2004
10
$130,000,000

Involved Companies


Antunovich Associates
VOA Associates, Inc.
MEP engineering, concrete supplier, elevator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, fire protection engineering, formwork supplier, general contractor, mechanical systems installation, property management, roofing supplier, structural engineering, window supplier
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