The City has awarded a lead architect contract to Studio
ORD to design the new O'hare Global Terminal and Global
Concourse. Led by Jeanne Gang, this team will shape the
vision for the largest expansion in O'Hare's history!
The City of Chicago engaged some of the best architecture
firms from around the world in an historic competition.
Below are the five outstanding designs proposals from the
The centerpiece of ORD21 will be the new O’Hare Global
Terminal, a reflection of Chicago-O’Hare’s current position
as the best-connected hub in the United States, and a
leading global gateway.
For the first time at O’Hare, this new terminal will
connect domestic flights non-stop to destinations around the
world from under one roof. It will also provide
opportunities for United, American and their alliance
partners to continue steady growth at O’Hare—which will
result in greater connectivity options and competitive
pricing for our travelers.
During a rigorous and historic competition, five of the
best architecture firms from around the world submitted
their visions for what will be one of the most important
construction projects in modern history.
New O’Hare Global Terminal Fast Facts: