This summer, crews stayed busy moving the East End Transformation forward. View photos and video and read more about some of the major milestones that were reached.
Category: Construction Updates
Concrete proof: The East End takes shape
By Diane Torian Keaggy What did the concrete worker at Washington University in St. Louis say to his buddy? “This job is getting harder and harder.” Indeed, since last July, some 20,000 cubic yards of concrete have been poured at the East End Transformation of the Danforth Campus. And another 25,000 will be poured in the next 18 […]
The first six months in pictures
Joe Angeles, director of photographic services, takes us on a pictorial journey through the first six months of the East End Transformation. All photos by Joe Angeles/WUSTL Photos
6 months in 60 seconds: East End construction progress
Great progress is being made on the East End Transformation of the Danforth Campus. Watch this video to view the sights and listen to the sounds of the first six months of construction.
What’s ahead in the coming months
If you are recently returning to campus after time away – or even if you’re not – the changes to the east end of the Danforth Campus are striking. Here’s what to expect in the coming month.
Where did the summer go?
While the East End Transformation may be the largest construction project underway, it’s not the only one. Take a look at what the team accomplished during our most ambitious summer construction schedule ever.
What to expect: A look at the first six weeks
An overview of some of the key tasks to be completed in May and June; plus tips on where to park between May 22 and July 1.
Tips and tools: Updated campus map reflects construction impact
Enhancements to the new interactive campus map will help the WashU community navigate construction.
Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of university’s east end transformation project
On May 5, 2017, a groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of the East End Transformation of the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis.
Schnuck Pavilion to add flavor to east end transformation
The Schnuck Pavilion, a new place for gathering, learning, and wellness, is named in recognition of a leadership commitment from longtime university benefactors Craig and Nancy Schnuck. The facility will also serve as headquarters for the university’s sustainability initiatives.
University receives major support for east end transformation
Washington University alumna and trustee Ann Rubenstein Tisch and her husband Andrew are providing a lead gift in support of the east end transformation. Tisch Park will create a welcoming entrance to campus and provide space for the university community and visitors alike to gather and celebrate.
Designs shared for east end of Danforth Campus
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton shared plans for the transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis to the Board of Trustees during its October 7 meeting.
Alumnus, trustee Sumers provides lead gift for new welcome center
Thanks to a $7 million commitment from Washington University in St. Louis alumnus and trustee Gary M. Sumers, the university will have a true starting point for the campus visitor experience.
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum to expand
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, named for the late Mildred Lane Kemper in 2004, is a treasure of Washington University in St. Louis.