Danielle Rieger '16 | October 14, 2015
Used and abused as it’s been by Notre Dame students for 62 years, O’Shaughnessy’s Great Hall had an allure and charm in its early days that had faded over time. In 2013, the College of Arts and Letters decided to restore it, as much as possible, to its original state.
“The wood was in bad shape and we wanted to go through with a beautification project,” says Matt Fulcher, the college’s assistant director of facilities and academic space. “We wanted to reclaim its glory and beauty from when it was built instead of redoing it. Not a lot of places on campus have that opportunity.”
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