CTBUH Silver Member

The University of Chicago

About

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: https://www.uchicago.edu/

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

Fields of Expertise

Academic / University

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

Member Offices

  • Chicago

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Woodlawn Residential + Dining Commons

57 m / 187 ft

2

The David Rubenstein Forum

52.1 m / 171 ft

3

Reva and David Logan Center for Arts

51.1 m / 168 ft

4

The University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons

50.1 m / 164 ft

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Woodlawn Residential + Dining Commons

Chicago

57 m

187 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 16 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 305 other buildings of the same residential / retail function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

2

The David Rubenstein Forum

Chicago

52 m

171 ft

3

Reva and David Logan Center for Arts

Chicago

51 m

168 ft

4

The University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons

Chicago

50 m

164 ft

CTBUH Initiatives Involving University of Chicago

AAAS “Future of Cities” Symposium Sees Destiny in Density

15 February 2014

Executive Director Antony Wood, Trustee Bill Baker, and several academic experts on urban issues spoke at the AAAS Annual Meeting on the panel The Future of Cities: Dense or Dispersed?