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Campus North Residence Hall and Dining Commons

Construction begins on Monday, June 16 for the 800-bed residence hall and dining commons. The building is scheduled to complete before the start of autumn quarter 2016.


The campus community can expect the following:
  • The sidewalk along the south side of 55th street between Greenwood and University Avenues and on the west side of University Avenue from 55th Street to Henry Crown Field House will both be closed for the duration of the project; please see map below for alternate pedestrian routes.
  • Parking on the south side of 55th street between Greenwood and University avenues, and on the west side of University Avenue from 55th to Crown Field House will be unavailable throughout construction.
  • Greenwood Avenue will be permanently closed to vehicle traffic from just south of the east entrance to the Ellis Parking Garage to 56th street.
  • Work will be noisy throughout construction.

  • Click here for map
    For information, contact Eric Eichler, senior project manager, at 773.834.7654 or eeichler@uchicago.edu,or John Barlow, assistant project manager, at 469.708.8646, or jbarlow@uchicago.edu .
    Thank you for your patience throughout this project.