Building to a Crescendo

Margaret Fosmoe ’85 | August 13, 2020

On the mostly quiet Notre Dame campus this summer amid the coronavirus shutdown, the sounds of construction are still heard.

Some campus building and renovation projects are proceeding as scheduled, while others — including the future Raclin Murphy Museum of Art — have been postponed because of the pandemic and related financial uncertainty.

The new Corby Hall, a replacement of the traditional residence for Holy Cross priests and brothers, was finished in early July. The original Corby Hall, built in 1895, was demolished in 2018 and its replacement is a modern building with a similar exterior style.

Work on an expansion of Rohr’s restaurant in the Morris Inn is done. The restaurant will reopen for sit-down dining July 27. The Morris Inn is closed indefinitely to guests, but Rohr’s has been offering a limited menu for grab and go and curbside pickup. Rohr’s, a casual dining restaurant, was expanded to fill the space that formerly housed Sorin’s restaurant, which closed in fall 2019.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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