Northwestern University Kresge Hall

Originally built in 1954, Kresge Centennial Hall is one of the most actively used building’s on Northwestern’s campus and was need of a significant upgrade. Bulley & Andrews served as construction manager for the gut and renovation project. Working with Northwestern beginning in preconstruction, the project involved a complete gut and renovation of the building’s 85,000 sq. ft. as well as the demolition and reconstruction of the building’s southeast wing, a five-story, 15,000 sq. ft. addition.

The renovation included educational spaces on the first and second floors, which incorporates high-tech learning centers, office and support space on the above floors for faculty and staff, and a common area equipped with a cafe.

Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration division had a part of the project as well, focusing on masonry repairs on the outside of the building. The project is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.


Northwestern University

Project Size

85,000 sq. ft.

Architect / Engineer

Lothan VanHook DeStefano Architecture


Restoration Contractor


Evanston, IL


Limestone Restoration