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Northwestern University

James L Allen Center

2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Located along Campus Drive, just south of the Kellogg Global Hub.

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Photo of the James L Allen Center


The James L. Allen Center (1979) is an executive education center that features 150 sleeping rooms, classrooms, dining rooms, and lounges. Designed by Vickrey, Ovresat, and Awsumb, it is named in honor of alumnus and Northwestern trustee James L. Allen (class of 1929).

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More images and historical information on this building can be found at the NU Library Archives

For a list of all University departments see the Office Directory

Rooms in this building

  • McCormick Auditorium
  • Atrium