CN Administrative Building

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Location: Gary, IN
Owner: Elgin Joliet and Eastern Railway Company
Architect: Harris Architects
Square Footage: 25,000 sq. ft.
Category: Office


  • New construction of a 25,000 sq. ft. as part of CN’s planned redevelopment of the century old Class II EJ&E Kirk Yard
  • Four-story office will serve as the central location that oversees the management of the entire rail yard
  • State-of-the-art information technology system monitors the entire CN rail network as well as surrounding area railways
  • Yardmasters tower providing panoramic views of the entire Kirk Yard allowing for operators to monitor activities on the hump as well as complete control of freight traffic entering and exiting the rail yard
  • Construction of the precast office proceeded without interrupting the day-to-day activities of the fully operational railyard

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