Frances Searle 1st Fl Renovation

Project Status

Construction Start: August 2016
Completion: September 2017

Project Description & Statistics

Located at 2240 Campus Drive, the Frances Searle Building (FSB) is home to several departments including School of Communication, Communication Studies Department, Northwestern University Audiology Clinic, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory and the Roslyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences Disorders.  As part of a larger, re-organization of the School of Communication, a comprehensive renovation of FSB is planned to provide much needed office, teaching and research spaces and associated support spaces.  Scope of work involves programming and renovation of a half of the  first floor and a smaller area of the second floor including circulation/wayfinding and associated mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, audio/visual and acoustical engineering.

Project Team

Project Management

Bonnie Humphrey, Director Facilities Design & Construction
Andrew McGonigle, Project Manager

Architect, Engineers and Consultants

Architect: Harley Ellis Devereaux, Chicago, IL
Engineers: Affiliated Engineers (MEPFP), Arup (Acoustics, AV), Chicago, IL
Cost Consultant: CCSD, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

General Contractor

F.H. Stowell

Contact Information

All inquiries should be directed to:

Andrew McGonigle, Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Design and Construction
2020 Ridge Ave., Suite 250
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 815-4738