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Timeline

  • February 28, 2014—Ed Kaplan $11 million gift and challenge grant announced to Illinois Tech community
  • March 7, 2014—Design and programming architects announced at press conference with Mayor Emanuel
  • Summer 2014—Initial programming initiatives developed
  • August 25, 2016—Official groundbreaking in Hermann Hall’s Expo Center (North End of the Building) on Mies Campus
  • Construction will ramp up in March 2017, and we expect completion by late 2018.
  • 2018—Building Completion Anticipated*

*Timetable may change