Timeline

Fall 2019

Anticipated completion

January 2019

The Kautz Family Foundation’s trustees, Daniel Kautz and his sister Leslie Kautz, donate $1.5 million to establish The Kautz Attic on the fourth floor of the new building, in honor of their late parents Caroline and James Kautz, BA ’53, HON ’95. James was an emeritus trustee and former chair of the University of Cincinnati Foundation.

September 28, 2018

Final exterior wall panel and window installed; soil added to green roof

March 1, 2018

Final Beam Celebration

November 2017

First steel beam added

September 2017

UC unveils plans to renovate the current Carl H. Lindner Hall into the new home of the UC College of Law. Read more

May 15, 2017

Ceremonial Groundbreaking

April 2017

Construction begins on the area previously occupied by the Myers Alumni Center and the Faculty Club, adjacent to the existing Lindner Hall

October 2016

Founder of Cincinnati-based Johnson Investment Counsel, Timothy (Tim) Johnson, PhD, donates $5 million to establish a named institute and interactive investment lab within the new building

September 2016

The family of the late Carl H. Lindner Jr. (the college’s namesake) and Fortune 500 company American Financial Group donates $11 million to support construction of the new building, the largest gift in the history of the business school

August 2016

Preliminary architectural renderings released

June 2016

UC Board of Trustees approves new building plans

May 2016

Internationally renowned Henning Larsen Architects (Copenhagen, Denmark) with Cincinnati-based KZF Design hired as architects of record

August 2015

Fundraising to offset the cost of the new building commences