Johnson Center for Science and Community Life

Johnson Center Photos and Video

The Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life opened in Fall 2014, situated in the center of North Park's Chicago campus. This $45 million space offers state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, offices and gathering spaces for Student Engagement departments, and ample room for studying and hanging out.

Construction on the Johnson Center

Photos: Construction from Start to Finish

Check out selected photos from the construction in the middle of North Park University's campus in Chicago, from April 2013 through September 2014.
Lecture Hall Teaser

School is in Session for Students

The Johnson Center for Science and Community Life opened to North Park students when classes started for the fall 2014 semester.
Johnson Center Ribbon cutting

Johnson Center Dedication Celebration

North Park cut the ceremonial ribbon for the Johnson Center the afternoon of Friday, September 12. 2014, celebrating its new place on campus.
Shovels at the groundbreaking celebration for the Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life.

Groundbreaking Celebration

The campus community, friends, alumni, and neighbors celebrated the official groundbreaking for the Johnson Center on Friday, October 26, 2012. View photos from the day.
Demolition of two campus buildings in preparation for the Johnson Center

Central Campus Site Preparation

In the summer of 2012, North Park University took down two campus apartment buildings to make room for the Johnson Center. Watch the process of taking down two buildings to clear the way for the Johnson Center through photos and time-lapse video.
Mary Surridge, G. Timothy Johnson, David Helwig, President David Parkyn at the Campaign North Park Kickoff Event

Campaign North Park

The University's Campaign North Park was instrumental in raising the funding to build the Johnson Center. Learn more about the campaign's history and progress, including photos and videos.