Dedication of the McLennan Center in Chicago, official ribbon cutting

The McLennan Center brings Cornell students and faculty to the heart of Chicago, near Wrigley Field and a major CTA rail line. You’ll have access to a comfortable living space and classroom space with easy access to Chicago’s educational, cultural, business, and historical resources.

When space is available, the McLennan Center may be reserved for private use by individuals or groups.

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This series of images show what the first floor looks like, which includes two bedrooms with bunk beds and sleeps 4.

First floor

  • Two bedrooms with bunk beds, sleeps 4
  • Living room, kitchen, dining room, full bath

This series of images show what the second floor looks like, which includes two bedrooms with bunk beds and sleeps four.

Second floor

  • Two bedrooms with bunk beds, sleeps four
  • Classroom, eat-in kitchen, two full baths

This series of images show the third floor, which includes three bedrooms with bunk beds and sleeps seven.

Third floor

  • Three bedrooms with bunk beds, sleeps seven
  • Living room, eat-in kitchen, full bath

This series of images show what the faculty apartment looks like, which includes one bedroom with a double bed.

Faculty apartment

  • One bedroom with double bed
  • Living room with pull-out sofa, kitchen, dining room, full bath