Design Goals & Features

Design Goals

  • Improve the façade and entry experience
  • Allow more natural light into the building
  • Add gathering and meeting spaces
  • Create dining facilities to support a program that becomes a point of pride for Cornell


Upper Level

  • Renovated main dining facility with expanded servery stations
  • New dishroom
  • New dining room with a patio
  • New entryways and lobby; a lounge space with a fireplace
  • New College Bookstore, Information Desk and restrooms

Middle Level

  • A multipurpose space, two new small meeting rooms and two new classrooms
  • Renovated retail dining facility
  • New Fitness Center and new restrooms
  • New or improved offices for staff and student organizations

Lower Level

  • Renovated kitchen and new equipment
  • New mail and service center
  • Renovated classrooms
  • One additional classroom (pending funding)

All Levels

  • Public elevator


  • Patio with an outdoor fireplace
  • Terrace
  • Improved landscaping on the south side of the building