Abbott 17 Renovation

Project Status

Construction start: July 9, 2018

Completion: November 2018

Project Description & Statistics

This project involves a complete interior renovation of the 17th floor of Abbott Hall located at 710 N. Lake Shore Drive.  The renovation to accommodate multiple departments within the School of Communication providing  office space for Communication Studies (CS), and an auditory lab for Communication Sciences & Disorders (CS+D).  Approximately 1,200 SF will be shelled out for future lab space for Health Communications.  Scope also includes shared support space; copy/mail/storage space, a small pantry/coffee area, and new toilet rooms.

Project Team


Project Management

Andrea Ohrmundt, Project Manager

Architect, Engineers and Consultants

Architect: Griskellis Young Harrell

General Contractor

Norcon, Inc.

Contact Information

All questions should be directed to:

Andrea Ohrmundt
Northwestern University
Facilities Capital Programs
2020 Ridge Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-999-8247