McCormick Place Convention Center Expansion

 

Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)

 

Chicago, Illinois

$675,000,000

2,100,000 SF

 

The new South Hall (87,000 square feet), Galleria (50,00 square feet), and 40,000 square feet of new space at the North Hall combine for a total of 960,000 square feet of new exhibition area on one level.  There is also an additional 165,000 square feet of meeting room space and a 33,000 square foot ballroom able to accommodate black tie banquets or assemblies for 3,000 people on different levels.

 

The Galleria fulfills the functional requirements for registration, exhibition, and circulation.  In addition, it unifies all three major facilities - East Hall, North Hall, and South Hall - and serves as an orientation and arrival point for visitors.