Selected Projects – Completed

Limburg Theater Renovation – Underway

The Limburg Theater located in the Farinon Student Center will be updated during the summer of 2016.  The updates include new carpet, paint, theater seating and an added audiovisual system.

Colton Chapel – Underway

The interior of Colton Chapel will be updated during the summer of 2016.  The renovations will consist of new carpet, paint, acoustic panels and updated lighting.

Markle Hall Interior Renovation – Underway

Markle Hall will be renovated during the summer of 2016.  A new elevator will be installed, updated bathrooms, fresh paint, carpet and light fixtures. Project Updates as of May 19, 2016

Point of Sale Stations in Lower Farinon – Completed

In the Farinon Student Center, upgrades to the café’s point-of-sale stations were completed in January of 2015.  Upon students return from winter break, this project will improve the speed of payments and traffic flow at check out. New finishes and cabinetry were installed to match that already in place.

Weinstein Natatorium – Underway

Renovations of the Allen P. Kirby Sports Center Natatorium will include replacement of the existing exterior skin of the building to match the adjacent structure, replacement and upgrades to the air handling systems as well as pool equipment systems.  The renovations will also include interior upgrades to the pool finishes, lighting, timing equipment, race platforms, […]

Rowing Facility for Crew Team – Underway

The property at 620 Lehigh Drive was purchased to facilitate a new boathouse.  A new dock is being designed with pending approval from the Department of Environmental Protection.  The project is expected to start in the spring of 2015 with completion the following fall.

Route 22 Underpass Signage – Completed

The route 22 underpass along third street has been painted with the northbound “College Hill” and south bound “Historic Downtown” signage.  This project was completed in November of 2015.

Marquis Hall Dining Renovation – Completed

The Marquis Hall dining area has been renovated over the summer of 2015 with new finishes and HVAC upgrades.   The servery areas now feature more connected stations for daily student usage. The Bergethon Room now has the ability to be sealed off for private events with new movable partitions. Bathrooms are now accessible on the first […]

Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) House – Completed

Interior work at DKE House included complete renovations of the kitchen, bathrooms, common areas, bedrooms, plumbing, heating & cooling system, electrical system, and laundry areas. Exterior renovations included the brick facade, masonry, walkways, concrete, windows, doors, roof and landscaping. Planned as well are the additions of a new solarium and cupola.         […]

219 N. Third Street FAMS (Film and Media Studies/Theater) – Completed

Phase 2 of the arts campus project began with construction on 219 North Third Street and is scheduled for completion in December of 2015. The building will house a black box theater, box office, a state-of-the art cinema, and classroom spaces. There also will be outdoor spaces for seating, sculpture, and performances. The new space […]

Oechsle Center for Global Education – Completed

A Green Design for A Sustainable Future. – Spring Semester 2015 The Center houses International Affairs, Area Studies and  the department of Anthropology and Sociology is designed with long-term sustainability in mind. OCGE features regionally sourced and environmentally friendly materials. Reducing energy consumption was a priority in the design of the building by utilizing pre-heating […]

248 North 3rd Street FAMS/Theater – Completed

    Home to the film and media studies program and theater department, the building at 248 North Third Street within the Williams Arts Campus opened for classes this semester. It features a TV/shooting studio, advanced editing suites, media labs, a studio theater, and more. For the last several years, students have relied on location […]

Grossman House – Completed

On June 1, 2013, the Grossman House for Global Perspectives was awarded LEED-CI Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read the press release. Read about Sustainable Features. The College converted this building from a fraternity house into special interest housing.  This building received gold certification in the U.S. Green Building Council’s leadership in energy and […]

Signage – Completed

The campus facilities master plan, completed in the Spring of 2009, makes many references to signage and wayfinding. “Future gates or title walls should be carefully designed and sized as appropriate for each location. The most significant element within the hierarchy of signage that is missing is the type of sign that identifies the College. […]

Quad Improvement Project – Completed

This project implemented strategies put forth in the 2009 Facilities Master Plan.  As part of the Campus Master Plan to eliminate roadways, restore native plantings and reduce the amount of turf, Quad Drive and Pardee Drive were transformed into an enhanced network of paths and walkways.  The roadway in front of Watson Hall was removed […]

Morel Field House – Completed

In April 2011 an indoor batting cage facility was completed at Metzgar Fields with four batting cages, along with a staging area to allow for drill work and strength training. Artificial turf covers the concrete floor and heating is provided for year-round use. View Dedication Ceremony

Meadow Garden – Completed

The former Hubcap and Wheel Building was demolished in November 2010. For the immediate future, the College has planted a meadow garden that reclaims the vista to the Bushkill Creek.

Arts Plaza – Completed

The open-air arts plaza opened in 2010. Spanning the Bushkill Creek, it’s a flexible venue for art exhibits, performances, receptions, and other gatherings. It was selected to be featured in the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, a premier international exhibition showcasing innovative projects from around the world. It also received a Commercial Real […]

3rd & Snyder Street Parking Lot – Completed

Parking lot improvements at the intersection of Snyder Street and North Third Street were completed in June 2009. Constructing a perimeter wall of brick piers and decorative metal fencing has visually enhanced the portal to campus.

Green Roof at Acopian – Completed

A vegetated roof has been installed on a portion of Acopian Engineering Center. It looks great and offers many environmental advantages: it prolongs the life of the roof system; slows the rate of and removes impurities in storm water runoff; reduces the heat island effect (localized raised temperatures); and insulates the space below the roof. […]

Acopian Solar Array – Completed

An array of photovoltaic solar panels was installed on the roof of Acopian Engineering Center. Data from these panels is collected and analyzed by Lafayette College.

McKelvy House Roof – Completed

This project’s scope included replacement of the slate roof shingles and repair of slates used on vertical surfaces, along with masonry repair of the chimneys and exterior repointing.

Feather House – Completed

The scope of this project consisted primarily of interior upgrades to accommodate the College’s Communications Department.  

Scott Hall – Completed

This project’s goal was to create an engaging learning environment for the community. The renovation maintained the building’s Georgian Revival style, integrating technology and creating areas for interaction for students and faculty. View an article on Scott Hall in the August 2011 issue of College Planning and Management magazine.

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