Illinois Institute of Art Library and Classroom Renovations


Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg


Atul Karkhanis Architects Ltd.


General Contractor

999 Plaza Drive: ICI renovated existing space into classrooms on the first and eighth floors of 999 Plaza Drive, where Argosy University is located.

On the first floor, ICI renovated 2,518 SF of the school’s library in just under 8 weeks. ICI also remodeled former doctors offices into 7 classrooms, including a break room, totaling 3,930 SF. Additionally, two interior storefront replacements were completed as part of the project.

Eighth floor renovations totaled 1,695 SF.

1000 Plaza Drive: On the fifth floor, ICI converted 5,000 SF of commercial office space into classrooms.

ICI also renovated existing school/ classroom space on the 1st, 2nd and 4th floors. During renovation of both 999 Plaza and 1000 Plaza, floors above and below where construction took place were fully operational. ICI coordinated around the schedules and needs of Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg in order to avoid minimal disruption to its staff and students.