By Adam King The first phase of the Academic Core North construction project now has a starting date: May 23. Which leads to the question Project Manager Tom Ekegren has already heard: “Why is Ohio State starting this massive undertaking before spring quarter is finished?” It’s a simple answer, Ekegren said: Time.
By Jeff McCallister History permeates buildings all over the Ohio State campus. University Hall, OSU’s first classroom building, dates from the 1870s and still is in use today; Orton Hall, Hayes Hall, Enarson Hall and Ohio Stadium all are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Sullivant Hall, however, is a case all its […]
By Katy Ricchiuto The magnitude of the construction taking place on Ohio State’s South Oval these days is more than a little stunning. It’s an enormous undertaking that has completely closed off one of Ohio State’s most-used pedestrian routes from the south residence halls to other parts of campus.
With her $2 million pledge to fund the Phyllis A. Jones Legacy Park in front of the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Phyllis Jones is making good on a promise she made to her late husband, Clayton K. Jones. Mrs. Jones, former president and CEO of Fiesta Salons, pledged the gift to […]
Five projects give OSU framework a jumpstart By Adam King Bernie Costantino is in the enviable position of being one of several planning leaders to have his fingerprints all over the Ohio State master plan. It is his job as university architect to help direct how outside firms and OSU engineers conceive delivering education via […]
The second phase of the State Route 315 construction project is scheduled to begin the day after Spring Commencement, June 14 and run through early September. During this time, traffic will be shifted to the northbound lanes so that construction crews can work on the eight bridges and three miles of highway in the southbound […]