House Renewal

Winthrop Reconstruction
College

Winthrop Reconstruction

Winthrop House is currently undergoing reconstruction as part of Harvard's house renewal project.

On Campus

Asbestos ‘Everywhere,’ But Risk is Minimal, Administrators Say

Presence of asbestos in the Houses is largely not a concern to administrators, who say that it is unlikely the chemical will pose any sort of health risks to students.

House Renewal Gift Timeline
FAS

House Renewal Gift Timeline

Dunster Construction
House Life

‘It’s Gifts and It’s Debt'

Between an underperforming endowment, dwindling reserves, cumbersome architectural regulations, and lukewarm support from donors, House renewal is an uphill battle.

Currier House
House Life

Currier House Faculty Deanship First to be Renamed Following Donation

Currier's Faculty Deans will now be known as the X. D. and Nancy Yang Faculty Deans of Currier House following a gift from the couple.

Dunster House
College

Dunster Faculty Deans to Step Down in June

Roger B. Porter and Ann R. Porter announced on Monday that they will leave Dunster House in June after 16 years as its Faculty Deans.

Pool Lounge
House Life

Pool Lounge

An architectural rendering of the Pool Lounge of Lowell House. Part of Harvard’s House renewal initiative, construction on the House is slated to begin in June 2017.

Program Spaces
House Life

Program Spaces

An architectural rendering of the planned renovations to Lowell House. Part of Harvard’s House renewal initiative, construction on the House is slated to begin in June 2017.

Lowell Renovation
House Life

Lowell Renovation

Two construction workers walk past Lowell House on Wednesday afternoon. The renovation of Lowell House, part of Harvard’s House renewal initiative, is slated to begin in June 2017.

Lowell Renovation
House Life

Lowell House Renovation Designs Include New Common Spaces

New architectural renderings of Lowell House released by the University on Wednesday offer a glimpse of plans for the House’s renovation.

Winthrop Fire
Winthrop

Fire Department Flocks to Fire at Winthrop Construction Site

​The Cambridge Fire and Police Departments responded to a structure fire Monday morning on the Winthrop House construction site.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

FAS Will Cut Grad Student Admissions by 4.4 Percent

The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.

Dunster House
College

Winthrop, Dunster, Dudley Begin Searches for New Resident Deans

Two upperclassmen residential Houses—Dunster and Winthrop—as well as the non-residential Dudley House are searching for new resident deans this spring.

Annenberg Renovation
HUDS

The Berg Got a Makeover

When we got back to our favorite spot on campus (Annenberg), we knew something was different. But is different necessarily better?

Annenberg Renovation
HUDS

Annenberg Renovation

Mmm… "bone apple tea."