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University of Chicago - Joseph Regenstein Library

Address

1100 East 57th Street

Neighborhood

Hyde Park

Owner

The University of Chicago

Year Constructed

1971

Architect

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Sq. Footage

606,345

Floors

8 stories, 6 above grade

Building Description

The largest library on the University of Chicago campus is a reinforced concrete structure. A major addition was made in spring 2011 with construction of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, which connects to the Regenstein Library.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

March 2014