Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art

Project Status: COMPLETED

Completed: September 2000

Project Description & Statistics

The expansion of Mary and Leigh Block Museum was made possible by a gift of $4.2 million from Paul Leffmann in honor of his late wife Theo Leffmann. The new facility comprises of 20,000 square feet dedicated to the arts, including two galleries, a permanent revolving exhibit of Theo Leffmann's work, library/conference room, an auditorium, a print, drawing and photography study center, and administrative offices. The museum is also home to offices for the Center for Art and Technology. The 8 million dollar museum has devoted more than 6,000 square feet to its multiple exhibition areas.

Project Cost: $8,000,000

Project Team

Project Management

Ron Nayler, Associate Vice President for Facilities
Bonnie Humphrey, Director of Facilities Design and Construction
Andrew McGonigle, Project Manager

Architect, Engineers & Consultants

Lohan Associates (Chicago, IL) Lead Architects

General Contractor

Pepper Construction Co. (Chicago, IL)

Contact Information

All questions or complaints should be directed to:

Andrew McGonigle, Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Design & Construction
2020 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-3677
Fax: 847-491-3869