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Date: 7/26/11 Bookmark and Share

Construction on Campus

A Weekly Pictorial Update of Summer Construction Projects

Summer 2011 Projects

Horse Barn, ITT Parking Lot
Other Houses
Hubbard Kitchen
Gardiner House
Emerson and Jordan Houses
Center for Work and Life
Capen and Sessions Houses
Burton Hall
Scott Gym and ITT Roof
Northrop and Gillett Houses

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.

Gardiner House
Gardiner House, one of 10 houses that make up the Quad, sits on the southeast corner, across Paradise Road from the President's House.
The living room will feature new carpet, new recessed lighting with dimmers, reupholstered furniture, and moveable tables with table-top electrical outlets.
Gardiner living room
  Gardiner downstairs corridor
The 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.
Gardiner dining room
Gardiner fixture
Gardiner's 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 LED bulbs.
Gardiner House
  ceramic flooring
The Gardiner kitchenette 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 kitchenette floor.
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