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House Renewal

Cronkhite Housing
College

Harvard Students in 11 Undergraduate Houses Will Be Assigned to Overflow Housing

All but one of Harvard College’s 12 upperclassman houses will place students in overflow housing next year as the school’s oversized freshman class moves out of dormitories in Harvard Yard.

Mushrooms in Mather
On Campus

Students Find Unwelcome Dorm Room Guests, Including Insects, Mushrooms

Though students were excited to return to Harvard’s dorms this fall, upon their arrival some found unwelcome guests, including insects and mushrooms, and crumbling infrastructure in their rooms.

Adams House Claverly Hall
House Life

‘Shiny and Lovely’: Adams House Completes First Phase of Renovations

Boasting an improved ventilation system and expanded dining spaces, renovations to Claverly Hall of Adams House wrapped up earlier this month, marking the end of the first of three phases of the House’s renewal project.

Adams House Claverly Hall
Adams

Adams House Claverly Hall

Harvard completed the first phase of its Adams House Renewal Project — renovations to Claverly Hall — earlier this month. Though the exterior of Claverly remains the same, the interior has seen a significant overhaul.

Adams House C Entryway
House Life

Adams House Resumes Renovations After Five-Month Delay

Construction on Adams House has resumed after a five-month hiatus due to the City of Cambridge’s decision to place a moratorium on construction projects in response to the ongoing spread of coronavirus, according to an email sent to House affiliates Saturday.

Adams House Renewal
College

Adams House Construction Encounters Delays Amid Coronavirus Spread

The renovation of Adams House faces another delay after the ongoing coronavirus pandemic caused an indefinite construction suspension, Faculty Dean Sean Palfrey ’67 wrote in a Friday email to The Crimson.

Adams House Renewal Town Hall
House Life

Architects Present Adams House Renewal Plans

Seventy-nine percent of the student beds in Adams will be in singles and 77 percent will be in suite-style living after the House’s renovations are complete.

Adams House Renewal Town Hall
Adams

Adams House Renewal Town Hall

Members of Adams House met on Wednesday evening to hear and discuss updates on Adams's current construction.

Lowell Bells
College

Students Note a Cacophony of Mixed Opinions on Lowell Bells

The bells are rung by the Lowell House Society of Russian Bell Ringers, an organization of “earplug-wearing and weather-braving” undergraduate bell ringers — and are officially known as “Klappermeisters,” according to the Lowell House website.

Apthorp
College

Historical Apthorp House to See Delay in Renewal Schedule Amid Complex Renovations

Apthorp House, which has served as Adams House’s faculty dean residence since 1931, anticipates at least a six month delay in the reopening of the building.

Dunster House
College

Mold Plagues ‘Virtually All Buildings,’ Dean Says After Dunster Mold Outbreak

Harvard administrators relocated several Dunster House affiliates into temporary accommodations after discovering an outbreak of mold in September, according to several affected students.

New Lowell from the Courtyard
Lowell

Flyby Investigates: New Lowell House

Everyone knows that Boston has two seasons: construction and winter. Harvard is no exception. Lowell House is the latest in the effort to renovate undergraduate housing, so (naturally) Flyby had to get the scoop for you.

College

Barriers to Entry

Students with physical disabilities sometimes struggle to navigate Harvard’s campus.

Lowell Dining Hall
College

Renovated Lowell House Will Not Display Portrait of Controversial Former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Lowell House will not display portraits of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, and his wife Anna Parker Lowell when it reopens in the fall, incoming Faculty Deans David I. Laibson ’88 and Nina Zipser announced in a Friday email to House residents.

Lowell Dining Hall
House Life

Lowell Dining Hall

When Lowell finishes renovations in the fall, its dining hall will no longer display a portrait of former University President A. Lawrence Lowell. Some Lowell residents currently live in the Inn at Harvard.

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