Olive Harvey TDL
New facility at the City Colleges of Chicago that will prepare students for new careers in transportation, distribution, and logistics.
About this Project
Nia Architects collaborated with FGM Architects on the new Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Center at Olive Harvey College. The facility is the first comprehensive TDL education center in the State of Illinois.
Olive Harvey TDL will Prepare students for in-demand careers in ground transport, rail transport, multi-modal distribution, and logistics as part of the City Colleges’ “College to Careers” initiative. Spaces include a high- tech supply chain management and logistics area, laboratories, workshops, classrooms with curriculum-driven technology, virtual reality simulation facilities, service vehicle and equipment areas, faculty offices and a student commons.
Anticipated skills to be taught include repair and maintenance of heavy equipment, commercial drivers’ license, taxi driver, forklift operator, supply chain management including freight expediting, warehousing and logistics information technology, collision repair, sheet metal technician, automotive technology, and applied engineering.
Chicago, IL 60607