• Creator
  • Miller, Patricia L; Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 7-15-02
  • Description
  • 2902 Newmark Drive, Champaign (Interstate Research Park). In 1968, the United States Army selected Champaign over forty-six other university communities, which had vied for its construction and Engineering Research Laboratory. The C.E.R.L. facility was erected in the Interstate Research Park at a cost of $7 million. Within the next fifteen years, several specialized high-technology industries opened in the park and provided employment for appr... more
    2902 Newmark Drive, Champaign (Interstate Research Park). In 1968, the United States Army selected Champaign over forty-six other university communities, which had vied for its construction and Engineering Research Laboratory. The C.E.R.L. facility was erected in the Interstate Research Park at a cost of $7 million. Within the next fifteen years, several specialized high-technology industries opened in the park and provided employment for approximately two thousand skilled workers throughout a nineteen building complex. Urban Treasure Hunt. 16 History; 18 Social Systems. less
  • Format
  • Cerl.jpg