The Museum of Science & Industry launched the largest conservation project in its history featuring the U-505, the only German submarine in the United States. The exhibit was designed to preserve the U-505 while providing visitors with a unique submarine experience.

Architect: Lohan Associates

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Merit Award for New Construction Chicago – Chicago Building Congress

Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement, Museum Exhibit – Themed Entertainment Association

Award of Merit, Medium Structure – Structural Engineers Association of Illinois

Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award – Illinois Engineering Council

Illumination Design Award – New England Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Outstanding Project Award – National Council of Structural Engineers Association