Much of Stanford’s planned expansion over the next 16 years is hanging in the balance as the University’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP) application awaits a decision from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
The project is planned to accommodate the local Redwood City community through street improvements, resource sustainability and reservation of public open spaces.
Project efforts have included updating the School of Medicine with new labs, replacing the Edwards, Lane, Alway and Grant buildings and reopening Welch Road as a two-way thoroughfare. The project also saw expansion of the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital and renovation of the Hoover Pavilion healthcare building.
Castilleja School’s proposal has faced community backlash, with nearby residents expressing concerns about increased traffic, rising housing costs and the school’s previous violation of city regulation.
While the blockage may present an inconvenience for pedestrians who previously travelled the passage between the bookstore and post office in large groups, the work is a step forward for the larger District Work Centers (DWCs) project occurring across campus.
The Escondido Village (EV) graduate housing project will house 2,431 additional graduate students in Fall 2020 –– increasing graduate student housing by 20 percent and bringing off-campus students onto East Campus.
The Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a construction contract with O’Grady Paving Inc. to resurface University Avenue on Monday evening.
Nearly 50 percent of the Institution’s collections will need to be shifted both within Hoover and to offsite storage as a result of construction, according to the deputy director of the Hoover Institution.