Posts Tagged ‘construction’

New Carpet, Chairs in Kimball Main Dining Room

August 23rd, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

New carpeting and chairs in Kimball Main Dining Room were among numerous improvements made throughout campus this summer.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Crews Continue Landscape Renovation Work Despite Rain

August 15th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Despite heavy rain, crews continue working on the landscaping renovation project behind the Hogan Campus Center. Read more about the project, view the artist’s rendering, and watch construction of the landscaping renovation in real time via a webcam. This is one of numerous construction projects underway this summer.

Photography by Christian Santillo

Coffee Shop in Stein Hall Nearly Complete

August 12th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Crews work on a coffee shop in Stein Hall. Work on the café is expected to be completed in a week. This is one of numerous construction projects underway this summer.

Photograph by Cecile Rivera Llorens ’12

Hogan Landscaping Renovation Project Continues

August 5th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The major landscaping renovation project behind the Hogan Campus Center is starting to come together. The project is scheduled to be completed by the time students return to campus at the end of August. Read more about the project, view the artist’s rendering, and watch construction of the landscaping renovation in real time via a webcam.

Photograph by Christian Santillo

Construction Vehicles at Work Behind Hogan for Landscaping Renovation Project

June 3rd, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Construction vehicles remove the walkway behind the Hogan Campus Center as the area undergoes extensive landscaping renovation. Read more about the project, view the artist’s rendering, and watch construction of the landscaping renovation in real time via a webcam.

Photograph by John Buckingham

Residence Hall Construction Continues

March 25th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Construction of the 156-bed townhouse-style residence hall, which is expected to open its doors in August, continues. Watch construction of the new residence hall in “real time” via our webcam.

Photography by Tina Sato ’11

Students Take Advantage of New Loyola Fitness Studio

January 28th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The Loyola Fitness Studio in the basement of Loyola Hall has been used more than 850 times since it opened earlier in the week. The studio features 21 pieces of cardiovascular machines, in addition to a 17-piece Nautilus system.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Water Fountain in Loyola Fitness Studio Reduces Need for Bottled Water

January 28th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

An environmentally-friendly water cooler and bubbler combination unit in the new Loyola Fitness Studio offers filtered water. The fountain eliminates the need for students to purchase bottled water, and reduces plastic bottle waste. The unit includes an electronic sensor for no-touch activation.

A green ticker shows that the unit has eliminated the equivalent of 766 disposable plastic water bottles in less than one week of use.

LEED Gold Plaque Installed in Science Complex

January 20th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

A Physical Plant employee hangs a plaque in the newly constructed Park B. and Linda Smith Laboratories signifying the Integrated Science Complex as environmentally sustainable. The U.S. Green Building Council awarded the construction of the science complex, which opened last January, with a LEED Gold certification. LEED, which stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” serves as a third-party evaluation of the sustainability of construction projects. Learn more about the science complex’s LEED Gold certification here, and about Holy Cross’ sustainability efforts here.


Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Snowstorm Dumps Two Feet of Snow in Worcester

January 13th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

A huge snowstorm dropped 21 inches of snow in Worcester, blanketing the Holy Cross campus in white stuff.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos and Christian Santillo