WERC

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Location: 5640 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL

University of Chicago’s William Eckhardt Research Center (WERC) is a 277,000 square foot building that joins U of C’s engineering program with its physical sciences research groups. This facility contains state-of-the-art laboratories, offices, and conference rooms. A fire pump, six standpipes, and more than two thousand sprinklers were put in place throughout the facility to ensure the protection to generate scientific breakthroughs.