Francis Field will be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium in the near future pending final approval, St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito and St. Louis Olympic Legacy Committee Chairman Michael Loynd said Thursday.
The Washington University School of Medicine recently purchased eight acres of property, including a large office building, in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood at a total cost of $6.1 million.
Construction on the new overpass will extend into the fall semester, with the structure re-opening in late October, along with construction on the East End Expansion, the majority of which is expected to be completed by spring of 2019.
Over the summer, the underground parking garage as well as several building structures were completed as a part of the East End expansion.
An open house event allowed Washington University students, faculty and St. Louis residents to tour the recently opened Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration and the Thomas Gallery last Thursday.
The decision to cancel the planned renovation was made when the architect of the project discovered accessibility-related challenges with the new design.
Newman’s Own Foundation awarded Wash. U. Libraries a $50,000 grant to improve the accessibility of collections and digitize the University’s student publications.
This year’s ThurtenE Carnival will take place near Francis Field and Washington University’s May 2018 commencement will be in Brookings Quadrangle, with parking located off campus at The Muny.
Lee and Beaumont Residential College will be renovated in summer 2018 for the incoming class of 2022, delaying its demolition date by an estimated 10-15 years.
After a sprinkler pipe in College Hall froze and burst Jan. 16—causing a significant flood—College Hall will be closed off and under repair until at least Feb. 16.
All Danforth and West campus parking garages began utilizing new gate-arm technology that requires radio frequency identification parking passes for entry Monday.