Wintrust Arena

This project adds a mid-size venue that doubles as an arena for DePaul University basketball to Wintrust Arena, the country’s largest convention center. The new event center is part of are development plan to transform the surrounding neighborhood into a vibrant entertainment district with new dining and entertainment venues, hotels and streetscapes. The building’s design is contemporary, but it grows from a study of the adjacent neighborhoods. Located at the boundary of the pedestrian-scaledPrairie District and the larger scale of the convention center campus, the event center creates a [...]

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