Buildings

Middle Plaza project moves ahead

A Stanford project including new housing, retail and office space along El Camino Real in Menlo Park is a step closer to reality with the city council’s support.

Old county jail rediscovered on Stanford land

Biologists and archaeologists hoping to improve the lives of threatened species rediscover remnants of the facility for petty criminals on Old Page Mill Road. The rediscovery of the jail surprised even long-time university archeologist Laura Jones.

Historic Old Chemistry building to reopen

After standing empty for three decades, Old Chem, one of Stanford's historic and most beloved buildings, will reopen late this fall as the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning.

Naming committee seeks campus suggestions

Members of the campus community are being asked to offer their suggestions about principles for the reconsideration and renaming of landmarks that honor historical figures whose legacies have been called into question, including Junipero Serra.

Knight Management Center opens for business

The Graduate School of Business christened its new home, the Knight Management Center, with a formal dedication ceremony followed by a celebration in the school's new Town Square.