University of Chicago

University of Chicago information

Location
Chicago , USA
Address
5801 S Ellis Ave
Getting there
Metro: Metra to 55th-56th-57th
Bus: 6
More information
www.uchicago.edu
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Faculty and students have racked up more than 80 Nobel prizes within U of C's hallowed halls. The economics and physics departments lay claim to most of the awards. The campus is well worth a stroll, offering grand Gothic architecture and free art and antiquities museums.

The university’s classes first met on October 1, 1892. John D Rockefeller was a major contributor to the institution, donating more than $35 million. The original campus was constructed in an English Gothic style. Highlights of a walkabout include the sculpture-laden Rockefeller Memorial Chapel , serene Bond Chapel and Henry Moore's bronze Nuclear Energy sculpture .