Mount Holyoke College

Project goals for Blanchard Hall: Women 7% work hours, People of color 16% work hours

From the Field: Mount Holyoke College

Blanchard Hall, Mount Holyoke College

Project completed, Spring 2018
Women: 5% achieved
Workers of Color: 12% achieved
A $37 million reconfiguration of the historic (c.1899) Blanchard Campus Center, encompassing a 33,600 sf ground floor addition for centralized dining space that includes a 1,000-seat dining area and related support areas, plus a 5,100 sf mechanical penthouse; repurposing of 13,000 sf of current dining space; and renovating portions of the remainder space to enhance it as an active community center.