Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics & Diagnostics

Project Status: COMPLETED

Construction Start: June 2007
Completion: Fall 2009

Project Description & Statistics

The building site is located at 2170 Campus Drive, connected to the Center For Nanofabrication And Molecular Self Assembly and the Arthur & Gladys Pancoe Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Life Sciences Pavilion.

Building Population

Approximately 245 persons total (PI's, Researchers and Staff)

Gross Net Net-to-Gross Ratio
Basement 22,849 13,482 0.59
Ground Floor 24,943 15,167 0.61
2nd Floor 25,263 15,322 0.61
3rd Floor 29,125 18,051 0.62
4th Floor 29,125 18,051 0.62
Penthouse 17,786 14,139 0.79
Building Total 149,091 94,212 0.63

Project Cost: ~$63,000,000 (base building)

Project Team

Project Management

Ron Nayler, Associate Vice President for Facilities
Bonnie Humphrey, Director Facilities Design & Construction
Quentin Bruhn, Senior Project Manager
Jay Seay, Project Engineer

Architect, Engineers & Consultants

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership (Los Angeles, CA), Architect
Research Facilities Design (San Diego, CA), Laboratory Planners
Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (Madison, WI), Engineers
Thornton-Tomasetti Group (Chicago, IL), Structural Engineer
Primera Engineers, Ltd. (Chicago, IL), Civil Engineer
Wolff Landscape Architecture, Inc. (Chicago, IL), Landscape Design
Turner Construction Company (Chicago, IL), Pre-Construction Consultant
E Cube, Inc. (Boulder, CO), Commissioning
HJKessler Associates, Inc. (Chicago, IL), LEED Consultant
Davis Langdon (Santa Monica, CA), Cost Estimator
Cermak Peterka Peterson (Ft. Collins, CO), Wind Dispersion
Colin Gordon and Associates (San Bruno, CA), Vibration Consultant

General Contractor

Turner Construction

Awards & Certifications

The building has received gold-level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System®. Read more about Silverman Hall's LEED certification in a Northwestern University Newscenter article.

Contact Information

All questions or complaints should be directed to:

Quentin Bruhn, Senior Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Design & Construction
2020 Ridge Avenue, Suite 250
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-3677
Fax: 847-491-3869