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Lauinger Library to be Renovated

Lauinger Library to be Renovated

By Yolanda Lu November 10, 2023

Lauinger Library will undergo widespread renovations and modernization, beginning with a revitalization of the Pierce Reading Room in 2025, Dean Harriette Hemmasi announced Nov. 5. The plans for the...

The Wharf’s Phase 2 Will Feature New Restaurants, Shops As Renovations Conclude

The Wharf’s Phase 2 Will Feature New Restaurants, Shops As Renovations Conclude

By Rajaa Bint Talal October 6, 2022

The Wharf will open new restaurants, office spaces, parks and luxury apartments as its second phase of development nears completion. The Wharf, a popular outdoor development in southwest Washington,...

EDITORIAL: Invest in Lau Renovations

EDITORIAL: Invest in Lau Renovations

By Editorial Board January 17, 2020

Study spaces are an essential part of college campuses, and Georgetown University doesn’t have enough. To increase the total number of students that can be accommodated by university study spots, Georgetown...

FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE CASSIDY/THE HOYA | The cemetery, which has the graves of over 1,000 freed and enslaved African Americans, expects to finish renovations by early 2020.

Renovations to the Neglected Holy Rood Cemetery Underway

By Hansen Lian November 1, 2019

Holy Rood Cemetery, which was one of the nation’s largest burial places for enslaved black people, is undergoing extensive renovations to restore its historic grounds.  FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE...

FILE PHOTO: AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | The Office of Planning and Facilities Management is asking administrators and students for feedback prior to conducting renovations in the International Cultural Center. The renovations are expected to improve the galleria and other common spaces in the ICC.

Georgetown Set to Renovate ICC and Reiss Buildings

By Myroslav April 26, 2019

  Renovations are planned in the next year for both the Reiss Science Building and the Intercultural Center on an unreleased timeline to address structural and functional concerns in the two buildings. The...


Tuition Set to Fund Improvements to Student Housing, Administrators Say

By Amy Li November 7, 2018

Money from student tuition will fund financial aid, expand mental health resources and improve student housing, university administrators said at the Hoya Roundtable on tuition rate-setting in the...

Old Stone House to Close Today for Yearlong Renovations

By Sarah Mendelsohn November 1, 2017

The Old Stone House, the oldest structure still on its original foundation in Washington, D.C., closes today to begin about one year of renovations. The renovations will install a new fire suppression...

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

By Meena Morar October 31, 2017

Renovations for Cooper Field's new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat...


Georgetown Completes Student Life, Dining Facility Renovations

By William Zhu September 1, 2017

Georgetown completed a series of renovations to dining and student life facilities this summer, including major changes to O’Donovan Hall and the Leavey Center, increasing the number of outlets offering...

Lincoln Memorial to Undergo Substantial Renovations

By Julia Anastos March 18, 2016

The Lincoln Memorial will undergo an $18.5 million renovation this year thanks to a donation from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein to the nonprofit the National Park Foundation. The renovation,...

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of the museums subject to the $2 billion Smithsonian renovation and restoration.

Smithsonian Slated for $2B Renovations

By Deirdre Collins November 21, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution will renovate museums and gardens on the South Mall campus to improve infrastructure, visitor services and accessibility in a multiyear project that will begin in 2016, the...

Campaign for SFS Study Space Succeeds in ICC

By Ashley Miller February 25, 2014

After the School of Foreign Service Academic Council rallied support through Georgetown Roundtables, an online forum where Georgetown students can pitch their ideas, renovation plans regarding the Intercultural...

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