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CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION &
RESEARCH, PHASE I & II

Chicago, Illinois

At 71,000 sf, CMIER office and laboratory complex is one of the largest and most recognized state-of-the-art hospital biological research centers in the Midwest. The first floor consists of support spaces, a Director’s Research Laboratory space, chemical storage, and waste containment. The second Floor consists of a BL2 (Biosafety Level 2) Laboratory, a BL3M (Biosafety Level 3) Laboratory. The Third, Fourth and Fifth floors consist of large dedicated Core Laboratories.

The structure consists of a cast-in-place concrete one-way pan joist system, which efficiently meets the tight vibration requirements of the laboratory.

Architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Chicago, Illinois
Developer: Children’s Memorial