The University of Illinois at Chicago engaged the Moody Nolan / Ayers Saint Gross team to create an overarching vision for the future of the campus as well as design guidelines to enable the implementation of a robust campus transformation that aligns with the university’s strategic goals and priorities. Seeking to enrich the student experience, support scholarship and research, and strengthen community connections, the team collaborated with the University to create recommendations for the physical development of the campus while supporting an anticipated growth in student enrollment. The master plan continues the evolution of a historically commuter-oriented school to a vibrant, mixed-use, urban campus in the heart of a global city.
The Richard J. Daley library will be expanded, the promenade extended, and greenery will be added to the central quad.
UIC has unveiled a new master plan that is intended to reshape and reinvigorate its Near West Side campus.
This bold vision for changing the physical infrastructure of the campus will enable the continued trajectory of UIC’s people and programs.
UIC’s long-term vision consists of four major project types: facility, “transformational grounds,” intersection, and gateway.