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January 24, 2020

IIT New Buildings Tour
January 24, 2020
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
IIT Campus - Stuart Bldg.
10 W. 31st Street
Chicago, IL 60616
Tour Kaplan & Stuart Buildings

$0.00 Member Registration

$0.00 Non-Member Registration

The Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA) group has organized a tour of two new, technologically advanced buildings at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) campus on Friday, January 24, 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. All ASHRAE members are invited to attend. We'll be joined by student chapter members and IIT students. This event is free to attend, but advanced registration is required.

After a 30-minute lunch and networking break, we'll begin an in-depth tour of the Kaplan Institute and Stuart Buildings guided by IIT facilities personnel. They will highlight HVAC systems and operations in each building. The Kaplan Institute is the first construction in 40 years with innovative, new technologies. It is a LEED Gold building, which cantilevers over the ground floor to provide sun shading. It is enclosed in a dynamic façade of ETFE (Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene) foil cushions, the first use of its kind in Chicago. The Stuart Building is the Computer Science building that has both old/new HVAC systems due to consistent renovations to accommodate a growing number of students and labs.

Illinois Tech's historic Mies Campus is located in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, with campus buildings by architects Mies Van der Rohe, Rem Koolhaas, and Helmut Jahn. Thousands of visitors are drawn to the campus each year to experience this living museum of modern architecture. The Kaplan Institute adds a dramatic new presence to the university’s iconic campus.

Please arrive by 12:30 p.m. at the Stuart Building, 10 W. 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60616. Enter through the south (main) door of the building along 31st Street and follow the signs to the meeting space.

Transportation Options:

  • Parking: Metered parking is available to all visitors and located along Federal Street north and south of 33rd Street, and in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Lot A4) located at 32nd Street and State Street, on the east side of State Street. A map is attached for download with lots in yellow available for visitors.
  • Public Transportation:
    • CTA Red Line (Howard-95th/Dan Ryan) to Sox-35th station
    • CTA Green Line (Ashland-63rd or 63rd-Cottage Grove) to 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station
    • CTA bus lines with stops on Mies Campus (#29-State, #35-35th, #24-Wentworth, #4-Cottage Grove)

A huge thank you to IIT for hosting this FREE tour. For further information, contact Hanadi Salamah at [email protected]


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