Updated renderings and timelines have been revealed for the renovation and expansion of the Shedd Aquarium at 1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Museum Campus. Originally announced in the beginning of 2022 as part of the larger Centennial Commitment Program running through 2030, the updated timelines were released as work is set to begin soon. The aquarium itself is leading the efforts with the local office of Valerio Dewalt Train working on the design.
New funding has been announced for the restoration of Bubbly Creek from W Fuller Street to W Pershing Road in BridgeportShedd Aquarium and Chicago Park District in order to give the community a natural resource back.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved renovations to the Shedd Aquarium in The Loop. The Shedd, located at 1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Drive, is part of the larger Chicago Museum Campus which will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2030. In honor of this occasion, the Shedd Aquarium is planning work as part of its Centennial Commitment, a $500 million plan to improve physical facilities as well as programmatic content.
New details and renderings have been revealed for the upcoming expansions to the Shedd Aquarium at 1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Museum Campus. The efforts are part of the larger $500 million Centennial Commitment Program culminating in 2030, led by president and CEO Bridget Coughlin who is working with the local office of Valerio Dewalt Train on the design of the new structures. The additions along with internal renovations will bring the core 1930’s building up-to-par for the aquarium’s 21st century needs.
The Shedd Aquarium has just revealed the initial details of its Centennial Commitment renovation for its original building at 1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Museum Campus. The project is part of the larger $500 million Centennial Commitment program in anticipation for its 100th celebration in 2030. The effort is led by the aquarium itself under the guidance of president and CEO Bridget Coughlin who took over in 2016.