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August 2011 Archives

August 30, 2011
Cormell Green, who has stood gaurd over Penn Law's Sansom Street entrance for 11 years, is no stranger to construction.  She got her start at Penn Law during the construction of the Great Hall.  The work on the Great Hall, says... read more!
August 23, 2011
I have walked by Independence Mall with some frequency this summer on my way to and from The Franklin Fountain. One evening I was sitting outside Carpenters’ Hall enjoying an ice cream cone, and noticed the hall’s interesting patterned brickwork:... read more!
August 19, 2011
            Many staff members were relocated prior to construction, but I was relocated to an entirely different building. Currently, I and two colleagues inhabit the mezzanine floor of a building known to many as the nondescript monolith above Ann Taylor Loft... read more!
August 16, 2011
 I just came from one of the more formal meetings we have for Golkin Hall construction; the weekly project meetings with representatives from Law, FRES, the architect and the contractor. I noticed that it was meeting # 67 ! Wow,... read more!
August 12, 2011
  One of the most interesting features of Golkin Hall will be the Green Roof.  Not only will it look good and make people feel good but it’s environmentally conscience and a major LEED component.  To take a look at... read more!
August 9, 2011
  Dean Fitts has said many times that our physical location makes Penn Law unique.  He usually refers to Wharton, the Perelman School of Medicine, Annenberg and other fine graduate schools across campus.  But our immediate horizon is arguably the... read more!
August 2, 2011
 Wow, a year in and things are really beginning to take shape with Golkin Hall and related improvements!If you look closely at the East end of the courtyard you can see they are in the process of installing a round... read more!
August 2, 2011
  "I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic,and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose."~ Arthur Conan Doyle                  How many ways do furnishings speak in a building?                  There’s functionality: the furniture must... read more!