Like its "sister" houses Emerson
and Jordan, Gardiner House is one of 10 residences constructed
in the Quadrangle to address a student housing shortage.
The Quad now houses more students than any other area on
campus. Also like Emerson and Jordan houses, Gardiner is
undergoing several renovations this summer, including new
flooring and lighting, and reupholstered furniture.
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House, one of 10 houses that make up the Quad, sits
on the southeast corner, across Paradise Road from
the President's House.
room will feature new carpet, new recessed lighting
with dimmers, reupholstered furniture, and moveable
tables with table-top electrical outlets.
living room will also have new ceiling lights, eliminating
the necessity for many floor lamps.
The downstairs corridor is being completely
repainted and new lights being installed.
former dining room will become a large study space,
with new flooring, wall outlets, table outlets,
soft seating and study tables.
The new study
space will feature a refurbished antique light fixture,
which will be repainted and fixed with upward-pointing
will be outfitted with new appliances, new cabinets
and counters, and new outlets.
Ceramic tiles from the last renovation
will be re-used for the Gardiner