Happening at College Hall?
In case you haven’t noticed
lately, the mid-exterior of College Hall is enwrapped in
a maze of scaffolding—metal piping and wooden
platforms climbing higher than the building’s clock tower.
The scaffolding is
in place to allow masons to repair the clock tower’s broken finial at the top,
and to reset three other finials on the historic structure. While there, masons
will also re-point mortar joints and refurbish chipped stonework to better match
intact stonework on the tower.
While the scaffolding is in
place, the College Hall front entrance remains open for emergency
egress. Until work on the tower is completed, occupants of
and visitors to College Hall are asked to use the side and
The project is scheduled for
completion by the end of February.
Due to the obstruction
of the scaffolding, the flag at College Hall will not be
lowered during the restoration project. In an event requiring
the lowering of the flag, the Alumnae House flag will be