The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, and Adler Planitarium are some of Chicago’s most prominent institutions. The buildings were once isolated pieces until the completion of Museum Campus in 1998. The project redirected Lakeshore Drive to the west of the Field Museum and Soldier Field in order to create eight acres of terraced parkland. Ornamental staircases and decorative pedestrian ramps now link the museums directly to the lakefront. Public plazas and parkland have replaced the old roadbed of Lake Shore Drive, which separated the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium. Under Teng & Associates, Mr. Alt was involved in the master plan and schematic design of the Museum Campus.
Museum Campus Before
Museum Campus After