Roosevelt University Vertical Campus


Four Camus staged hot-water heaters that operate between 140 and 190 degrees F., provides the building with heat.

Tom explained that the administration had applied for and was hoping for a USGBC LEED Silver or Gold certification for the environmental steps taken during design, construction and commissioning of the facility.

During our tour of the building we were impressed by the views afforded from nearly every dorm room within the facility. While personal decor undertaken when students actually move into the building will undoubtedly enhance the livability of the 633-bed, currently empty rooms, they all come equipped with a picture postcard view.

Several areas are set aside for student study and informal gatherings. Party and recreation rooms come equipped with pool tables and a fully equipped health club boasts of the latest equipment to keep residents in shape. Literally a student would have no actual need to leave the building during his or her entire semester stay. But to encourage students to take in the excitement that abounds in Chicago’s Loop area, a 132 space bicycle storage area is provided so students can tour the surrounding area and bike along the city’s lakefront.

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