10 rededication of the Post Bandstand at Fort Douglas Heritage Commons
marked the beginning of more celebrations to come this spring at
the Us new residential living and learning center
on the east edge of the campus. Scheduled for completion are the
Post Chapel and Post Theater, as well as the Commanders House
and at least seven of the 10 homes on Officers Circle. All
have undergone significant renovation and restoration thanks to
generous gifts from U donors and friends.
rededication, President Machen set forth the challenge of completing
the rebuilding of Heritage Commons. Today we not only celebrate
whats been completed to date but also reaffirm our goal to
make sure that, one day, every historic facility here at Fort Douglas
shines as brightly as the bandstand does today, he said.
over $17 million raised to date for this project, were making
great progress, said campaign co-chair Kay Winston Lipman
BA62. But theres still much to be done to meet
the $30 million goal and complete the needed renovations. Were
excited by whats happening, but challenged to get more people
involved and interested in the fort and its potential.
be renovated are numerous facilities, including two homes on Officers
Circle, the officers residences on Stilwell Field, and non-commissioned
officers homes on Connor Road. Plans call for these structures
to be used for faculty and student housing or academic programs.
Students from Diverse Disciplines Will Call Officers Circle
Home Private gifts have funded the renovation of seven of the 10
homes on Officers Circle at Heritage Commons.
is earmarked for students from specific disciplines at the U, who
will begin occupying at least some of the structures in spring 2002.
The University thanks the following donors who have made possible
the renovation of these homes:
Emma Eccles Jones
Foundation Home #607 (Fine Arts)
S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation Home #608 (Law)
George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Home
Cumming Foundation Home #610 (Honors)
Kennecott Corporation Home #611 (Various)
O. C. Tanner Company Home #612 (Humanities)
Gary L. Crocker Home #613 (Science)