Construction Updates

Construction Updates

Seating area at Harry's Cafe
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Atrium Expansion Now Open

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Atrium Expansion, a three-story addition to the Law School’s Rubloff Atrium. The new space includes additional study areas; Savner Hall, a 25-seat classroom that incorporates state-of-the-art technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience; and an expanded café with more than 50 indoor and outdoor seating options.

The Law School and University Facilities Management teams partnered with architects from Holabird & Root, the firm that designed the Arthur Rubloff building, to create the addition. Construction began in February 2014.

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View the videos below to learn more about the construction process and the vision for the completed space. The Atrium Expansion was also a featured project on our glass vendors website.

Food at Harry's Cafe
The New Café at Northwestern Law (3/19/2015)
Terrace Canopy
Terrace Canopy Installation (2/25/2015)
Masonry Work
Installation of Preserved Masonry (2/25/2015)
Harry's Blend Coffee
New "Harry's Blend" Coffee (2/25/2015)
Library Construction Work
Library Construction Work (11/11/2014)
concrete pouring
Concrete Pouring Timelapse (10/14/2014)
atrium architectural plan
Architecture Firm Comments on Project (7/24/2014)
Construction Summer Update
Atrium Extension Summer Update (6/5/2014)
Construction Overview
Facilities Director Discusses Plans (4/01/2014) 
animation walkthrough
Animation Walkthrough (2/28/2014) 

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