Turner Construction Company

Rendering of the new University of Chicago Cancer Center, by CannonDesign

Concrete core rises at UChicago Medicine Cancer Care pavilion in Hyde Park

The concrete core is rising from the foundation at the University of Chicago’s state-of-the-art Cancer Center on its Hyde Park campus. The University and general contractor Turner Construction received a foundation permit on December 12 of last year. The “core and shell” permit issued May 9 of this year authorized them to build the core seen in the photos, which will rise nine stories in total, including one below grade.

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Obama Presidential Center. Rendering by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Obama Presidential Center Nears Full Height in Jackson Park

Construction is nearing full height for the Obama Presidential Center at 6000 S Stony Island Avenue in Jackson Park. The center, spearheaded by the Obama Foundation, will replace a portion of the park that formerly housed a football field, situated southwest of the Museum of Science and Industry. The architectural design is a collaborative effort between Interactive Design Architects and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, while the landscape architecture is being handled by a team consisting of Living Habitats, Site Design Group, and Michael van Valkenburg Associates.

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