Campus construction pace picks up

April 7, 2004 1:14 p.m.

As the temperatures outside increase, the pace of work on campus also heats up. There is an extensive list of projects slated for construction and renovation beginning this spring, according to Michael McKay, vice president for facilities.

"The real peak growth rate on campus was in the 1960s," he said. "This is a close second."

Currently the most visible project to members of the University community and visitors to Princeton alike is the work on the north side of campus near Chancellor Green and Firestone Library. The redesign of the site represents the final piece of a project that began in the summer of 2000 with the renovation of the Joseph Henry House.

The next summer, the renovation of East Pyne and the restoration of Chancellor Green started, followed in the summer of 2003 with the construction of a new humanities building east of the Joseph Henry House. The complex, which now serves as the home of the Andlinger Center for the Humanities, is intended to give a more visible profile to the humanities at Princeton.

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