Archives and Special Collections Facility Approved by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

East Pavilion – Aerial from Southeast View from Northeast

Today, the Board of Trustees at the University of Illinois approved the first phase of the University Library’s building project.

Phase One of the building project will transform the current Undergraduate Library building into a facility that will house the University Archives, the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections, and The Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Between campus support, fundraising, and internal allocations, the entirety of the $50M in funding has been secured for construction. The first phase is expected to be completed in 2024.  Read more…