Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

Project Status

Completion: 2005

Project Description & Statistics

The Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center is a 6- story structure located on the South end of Tech Drive, directly east of Sheridan Road.

Includes space for:

Scope: Approx. 84,000 GSF and $30 million.

Construction Began August 2003.

Project Team

Project Management

Ron Nayler, Associate Vice President for Facilities Management
Bonnie Humphrey, Director of Facilities Management Design and Construction
Jay Baehr, Project Manager

Architect, Engineers & Consultants

Davis Brody Bond, Architect (New York, NY)
BR+A, Engineer (Chicago, IL)
Chris P. Stefanos & Associates, Engineer (Oak Lawn, IL)
ARC Design Associates, Civil Engineer (Rockford, IL)
Tishman Construction, Pre-Construction Project Management Consultant (Chicago, IL)
Carol JH Yetken, ASLA, Consultant (Oak Park, IL)
Sebesta Blomberg, Consultant (Rosemont, IL)
STS Consultants, LTD, Engineering Consultants (Northbrook, IL)

General Contractor

Turner Construction Company

Awards & Certificates 

LEED silver-level certification 

Additional Documents

Construction Schedule
Site Plan 

Floor Plans

Sub-Basement
Basement
Ground Floor
First Floor
Second Floor
Third Floor 

Contact Information

Jay Baehr, Senior Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Management Design & Construction
2020 Ridge Avenue, Suite 250
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-3677
Fax: 847-491-3869
j-baehr@northwestern.edu