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Meadowlands

On November 14th, 2012, President Mary B. Marcy announced an $8 million-plus gift from University Trustee Rolf Lewis and family. The gift has enabled the University to embark on a major renovation to transform Meadowlands Hall into a state-of-the-art academic facility.
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Valerie and Rolf Lewis inside Meadowlands Hall, September, 2013.

 

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Third floor, Meadowlands Hall, September, 2013.  Image by JOY PHOENIX

 

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Meadowlands Hall former attic, September, 2013.  Image by JOY PHOENIX

 

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Preserving floor-length windows, Meadowlands, September, 2013.  Image by JOY PHOENIX

 

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Artist rendering of new clinical simulation laboratory.

 

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Artist rendering of new experimental research lab.

 

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Preserving stained glass window in Meadowlands, September, 2013.  Image by, JOY PHOENIX

 

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View from Meadowlands Hall.  Image by, JOY PHOENIX

 

 

In 1918, San Francisco Chronicle founder Michael H. de Young sold his summer home to the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael for a mere ten dollars, making Meadowlands Hall Dominican’s first significant gift.

For nearly 100 years, Meadowlands answered some of Dominican’s most pressing needs, first a dormitory then expanding to include an assembly hall, conference rooms, and academic offices. This beloved building has served as home to generations of students and as a venue for countless campus events and celebrations.

It is only fitting that Meadowlands is the focus of another transformative gift – and one that again draws from the past to meet a future need.


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