University of Chicago gets $102.6 million permit to build new dorm

Courtesy of Elkus Manfredi Architects

The University of Chicago has secured a $102,591,331 building permit for a four-tower residential complex.

Turner Construction Company is building the 1,300-bed residence hall at the corner of 61st St. and Woodlawn Ave.

The Woodlawn Residential Commons will be the university’s largest dorm, with a series of four towers rising up to 16 stories out of a single-story dining hall. Each tower will be sectioned off into three-story houses, according the permit documentation.

Key subtrades include: ElectricalGurtz Electric Company; masonryAll Masonry Const. Co. Inc. and Concrete Structures of the Midwest; plumbingJames P. O’Sullivan; refrigeration and ventilationHill Mechanical Corp.

Construction of the hall will be completed in 2020.


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