Spring Break 2019 Campus Improvements

April 01, 2019

During this year’s spring break, Facilities and Operations performed a significant amount of projects across the University, many that could only have been completed when the campus is less populated.

Similar to prior years, Facilities and Operations utilized spring break to complete a wide range of projects at the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses and Baker Athletics Complex, including grounds improvements, classroom upgrades, and public space refreshes.  Highlights of the improvements are outlined below in alphabetical order by building.

Baker Athletics Complex

Parking lot grading, leveling, sidewalk replacement, stadium light re-lamping, softball netting repairs, and baseball ramp trench drain repair

Casa Hispánica

Renovated restroom on the second floor

College Walk

Two new trees added to College Walk, replacing two that were showing signs of poor health

New flooring was installed in the Miller Theater Administrative Offices on the second floor of Dodge Hall.

Dodge Fitness Center

New carpeting in the third floor corridor

Dodge Hall

New flooring in the Miller Theater Administrative Office on the second floor

Earl Hall

New shrubs on the north and south sides of the Earl Hall entrance steps

Before and after floor treatments performed in Havemeyer 309

Havemeyer Hall

Treated sections of the original 1896 flooring and polished brass railing in Havemeyer 309

Lewisohn Hall

New wall and custom millwork on the sixth floor

Manhattanville Small Square

Installed new granite cobble pavers around the north section of the Small Square

The public space refresh program continued in Mathematics over spring break, with improvements including new flooring and ceiling tiles on the fourth through sixth floors.

Mathematics Building

New furniture in classrooms 307 and 520, and new ceiling tiles and flooring on the fourth through sixth floors

Northwest Corner Building

Door leading to Pupin Hall on the first floor was retrofitted to be automated for accessibility

Philosophy Hall

Installation of new sidewalk and curb in front of the building.  Re-sodding of Philosophy Lawn and removal of perimeter chained fence.  Seminar room 716 was renovated, including new flooring, a refreshed antique seminar table, and the installation of new A/V equipment

New brick pavers and a trench drain were installed in the pathway leading from Low Library to Avery Hall to provide a more secure walkway.

Pupin Hall

Painted supply room 510

Upper Campus Pathway

Repaired brick pavers and installed trench drain to pathway leading to Avery Hall

Wien Hall Grounds

New shrubs and flowering trees replaced overgrown shrubs and trees that no longer flower