Building Projects During Bienens Tenure
Following is a list of major construction projects that have been completed during the tenure of President Henry S. Bienen or are now under way.
Ryan Field Ryan Field
Complete renovation of the 70-year-old football stadium, including installation of a new field, a new press box and indoor seating area, new locker room, and training facility.
Cost: $30 million. Completed 1997.
Trienens Hall Trienens Hall
Indoor practice facility for intercollegiate athletic teams.
Cost: $5.2 million. Completed 1997 and expanded 2003.
Kemper Hall Kemper Hall
Suite-style residence hall accommodating approximately 180 students.
Cost: $10 million. Completed 1999.
Tarry Center Tarry Center for Collaborative Learning
The top floor in Annenberg Hall, featuring two classrooms equipped with extensive multimedia software systems to serve as a laboratory for inventing new teaching methodologies and educational technologies.
Cost: $5.1 million. Completed 1999.
Block Museum Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Expansion of art museum including two galleries, library/conference room/auditorium, and administrative offices.
Cost: $8 million. Completed 2000.
Chambers Hall Chambers Hall
Home to the Transportation Center and the Northwestern Institute for Complex Organizations.
Cost: $3.5 million. Completed 2001.
Jacobs Center Jacobs Center
Addition to the Jacobs Center to provide expansion space for the Kellogg School of Management and Department of Economics.
Cost: $23 million. Completed 2001.
Combe Tennis Center Combe Tennis Center
Renovation and expansion of existing sports pavilion to create new varsity tennis center and new gymnasium.
Cost: $10 million. Completed 2002.
McCormick Tribune Center McCormick Tribune Center
Broadcast studios, classrooms, and office space for journalism and integrated marketing communications.
Cost: $14 million. Completed 2002.
Ryan Hall Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Hall
Research laboratories and associated office space for research in nanotechnology.
Cost: $32 million. Completed 2002.
Slivka Residence Hall Benjamin W. Slivka Residence Hall
Suite-style residence hall that is home to Science and Technology Residential College and Lisa's Café, a cybercafé.
Cost: $13 million. Completed 2002.
McMillen Crowe Hall Mary Jane McMillen Crowe Hall
New building for faculty offices and conference rooms for faculty and departments in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
Cost: $19.2 million. Completed 2003 with top floor added in 2008.
Pancoe-Evanston Pavilion Arthur and Gladys Pancoe-Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Life Sciences Pavilion
Life sciences research facility.
Cost: $65 million. Completed 2003.
Ford Engineering Center Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center
New home for McCormick School of Engineering design-related activities. The building includes classrooms, shops, design studios, meeting areas and work rooms specially designed for team learning, collaborative projects, and computer-assisted learning.
Cost: $31 million. Completed 2005.
Anderson Hall Anderson Hall/Burton Academic Advising Center
Academic advising and administrative offices and wrestling facility.
Cost: $9 million. Completed 2005.
Lakeside Athletic fields Lakeside Athletic Fields/Parking
Soccer/lacrosse synthetic turf field and 400-space parking lot.
Cost: $8.8 million. Completed 2008.
Annie May Swift Hall Annie May Swift Hall renovation
Complete renovation of building, originally constructed in 1895, including renovation of classrooms, offices, and an auditorium and replacement of all mechanical and electrical systems.
Cost: $11.8 million. Anticipated completion 2008.
Silverman Hall Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Research space for chemists, biologists, and engineers to advance biomedical research.
Cost: $100 million. Anticipated completion 2009.
Music Building Music Building
New home for School of Music, with teaching labs, practice rooms, rehearsal rooms, and a 400-seat recital hall.
Cost: $90 million. Anticipated completion 2012.
Wieboldt Hall Wieboldt Hall renovation
Renovation and addition to Wieboldt Hall, home to programs in the Kellogg School of Management and School of Continuing Studies.
Cost: $16 million. Completed 1998 and 2008.
McGaw/Olson Building McGaw/Olson Building
Renovations for conversion of former Dental School space into research and teaching space for the Feinberg School of Medicine.
Cost: $26 million. Completed 2004.
Erie Parking Garage Erie Parking Garage addition
Cost: $22 million. Completed 2005.
Lurie Research Center Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
New medical research building providing space for research in cancer, genetic medicine, nanoscience, and other disciplines.
Cost: $206 million. Completed 2005, with two floors built out in 2008.