William Eckhardt Research Center

Client: WE O’Neil
Owner: University of Chicago Hospitals
Location: 5640 S Ellis Ave
Year Completed: 2015
Surface Area: 277,000 sq. ft.


This project involved construction a 277,000 square-foot building with a basement and subbasement, as well as five stories above. The building has offices, conference rooms, laboratories, and a cleanroom facility. There is also a quadrangle on the west side of the building with plants, boulders, and paver paths.