Elizabeth Catlett Residence Hall

Image of Madison Street Residence Hall

Location: 350 North Madison Street

Campus Zone: East Campus

Start Date: Spring 2015

Completion Date (estimated): Summer 2017

Cost (estimated): $95M

Square footage: 300,000 GSF

LEED status: projected LEED Silver


The new 12-story, 1049-bed, $95 million east-side University of Iowa dormitory on Madison Street will be built on the site of the old Iowa City Water Plant and is projected to be finished during the summer of 2017 and open that fall. The building will include dining, study rooms, lobby/lounge and laundry. Floors will be assigned as part of the University’s Living Learning Communities program.

What’s New?

(updated January 2017)

  • Punchlist created for levels 2-8
  • Kitchen equipment installation complete
  • Finished flooring and ceiling tile installed levels 2-10
  • Decorative metal/glass railing being installed level 1-3
  • Hall Coordinator apartment finishes nearing completion
  • Test and Balance / Commissioning ongoing
  • Limestone façade at front entrance nearing completion
  • Joint sealants being installed at exterior windows/masonry
  • Concrete paving ongoing
  • Owner training has begun
  • Skywalk to T Anne Cleary Walkway being painted and metal roof installed


Construction: Miron Construction

Architects: Rohrbach Associates