King Open & Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex Opens!
10.30.19 On Saturday, October 26, an opening ceremony was held for the King Open & Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex. This $160M project, designed by William Rawn Associates in collaboration with Arrowstreet, is a Net Zero facility, and includes redesigned space for the preschool, K-5 program, an Upper School program, Community School and after-school programs, the Valente Branch Library, and office space for the Cambridge Public School administration.
Yale Science Building Opens!
10.30.19 On Tuesday, October 29th Yale University celebrated the opening of the Yale Science Building. The project, designed by architect Pelli Clarke Pelli and executive architect Stantec is located prominently on Science Hill. The 290,000 square foot building includes chemistry, physics, aquatics and insect laboratories, state-of-the-art imaging technology, a quantitative biology center, and a rooftop greenhouse as well as a 500-seat lecture hall. A new Plaza Pavilion at the end of the historic Hillhouse Avenue with adjacent landscaped plaza built above the physics labs and existing KBT library serves as the central social and gathering space for Science Hill. An article about the opening can be found here along with a link to Yale president Peter Salovey's speech.