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L-shaped multi-level red brick building

Center for Science and Technology, SU Photo & Imaging RS 8826

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Construction Began: June 1987

Occupied: 1988

Dedicated: March 2, 1989

Dedication Speaker: New York State Lieutenant Governor Stan Lundine

Construction Managers: Huber, Hunt, and Nichols of Indianapolis, IN

Architect: Kling and Lindquist Partnership of Philadelphia, PA; Koetter, Kim and Associates of Boston, MA worked as part of the design team; Skoler and Lee of Syracuse, assisted with architectural production of the building

Style: Façade facing College Place built with curved main entrance, mix of smooth red brick and glass and small courtyard to match other traditional-style building then on street; Comstock Avenue façade kept simple to blend with fraternity houses and residence cottages existing at the time.

Location: Faces onto College Place

Cost: $59 million

Funding: New York State Urban Development Corporation - $5 million grant and $27 million interest-free loan

Materials: Brick walls, bronze glass windows, lobby ceiling of Douglas fir over slate floors and decorative trees.

Space: 200,000 square feet

Notes: A special feature at the time the building was built was a ventilation system to purify the air as it was drawn out of the chemistry labs. When Life Sciences Complex was completed in 2008, an atrium was added to connect the two buildings.