The Craig and Nancy Schnuck Pavilion

Outdoor view of The Craig and Nancy Schnuck Pavilion

The Schnuck Pavilion is a vital hub of activity bringing together dining options, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Office of Sustainability. The Schnuck Pavilion supports pedestrian and bicycle commuters with shower facilities, lockers, and bicycle parking. A cafe and outdoor dining terraces provide a variety of food service options with seating for up to 300 people.

Parkside Cafe
Parkside Cafe. Credit: James Ewing Photography

Project details

  • 18,000 square ft. building
  • Located on the northwest side of the east end of the Danforth Campus, adjacent to the base of the Brookings steps.
  • Features 190 indoor seats in a predominately two-story dining area and 100 outdoor seats.
  • Includes a multipurpose classroom.
  • The lower level features lockers, showers and other resources for bicycle and other campus commuters.


Michael Vergason Landscape Architects
landscape architect & planner

civil engineer

utilities engineer

McCarthy Building Companies
Simms Building Group
construction managers


parking facility architect

Tao + Lee
local architect

structural engineer

mechanical, electrical, plumbing engineer

Learn more about the plan for the transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus.