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Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts earns national award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts to receive the 2017 Institute Honor Award, the profession's highest recognition of work that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design. The Logan Center was one of 11 facilities selected from roughly 700 submissions from around the globe at the 2017 ceremony.

Sitting on the southern edge of Chicago's Midway, the Center houses the University of Chicago's visual arts, film, music, and theater programs, finally uniting the programs under one roof. The building comprises a 10-story tower and an adjacent two-story "podium." Both are clad in Missouri limestone cut into four-foot lengths and laid as bricks. The material echoes the limestone found on the University's neo-Gothic structures as well as Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, also located on campus. Bathed in natural light, the smaller building is lit by north-facing skylights throughout its many creative spaces. - AIA web site