The Observer

Apartment building to replace Piñatas

The new apartment building replacing Piñatas will have apartments for about $1,000 per month.

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

The closure of Mexican restaurant and popular campus hangout Piñatas at the beginning of March came as a surprise to many, though plans to demolish and redevelop the property have been in the works for almost six months. The property’s current owner, East 116th and Euclid LLC, acquired it in August...

Clark Hall finally losing netting

Construction on Clark Hall began over Spring Break.

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy editor

March 25, 2016

When students came back from spring break, they were greeted with a new sight as they crossed Mather Quad: construction. After years of passing by a Clark Hall that was covered in green netting, the university and the College of Arts and Sciences decided to begin a historic restoration of the building....

Yost is almost toast

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

March 18, 2016

University plans for a new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building may mean the demise of Yost Hall, the home of the math and statistics departments and numerous campus offices, including financial aid and the registrar. The building would be torn down and replaced with a new 73,000-square-foot...

Years of work led up to new traffic lights

CWRU requested traffic lights at this intersection years ago, and the city of Cleveland recently installed them.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

October 30, 2015

While walking between Northside and Southside, or between the Engineering Quad and Little Italy, many students cross at Adelbert Road and Circle Drive. Until recently, the three-way intersection made for unsure crossing, with students either rushing across or waiting as car after car coasted through...

Construction begins on new seven-story think[box] building

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 14, 2014

Think[box] is CWRU's makerspace, where you can tinker and create whatever project you have in your head. While the current think[box] is in Olin, construction on a new, bigger think[box] is currently underway.

Juniper police headquarters to be torn down, replaced with new alumni wing

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

It seems like everyday at Case Western Reserve University there are orange cones and yellow helmets. But there are no blockades or construction workers around the police headquarters on Juniper. Just a sign on the front lawn that reads “Future site of the Linsalata Alumni Center.” Although the...

CWRU reinstalls veteran’s memorial

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

On Oct. 20, construction workers began to reinstall the Veterans Memorial Flagpole behind the Amasa Stone Chapel at the end of the Binary Walkway. They expect to complete it on Friday, Oct. 31. The memorial was built in 1962, on the campus of the Case Institute of Technology, near the Olin Building....

Wyant Athletic and Wellness Center comes full circle

Wyant Center

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 16, 2014

Where a year ago the Class of 2017 had their Orientation Week tent, there now stands a beautiful new athletic center. Students now patiently await the grand opening and the chance to utilize this much-needed new facility. That time grows closer, and one of the first big milestones for the building...

Cleveland Clinic begins construction of new cancer institute

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

The Cleveland Clinic is building a new $276 million cancer facility, which will feature state of the art equipment and technology for treating and researching cancer. The Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the best hospital in Ohio and one of the top hospitals in the United States. It is regarded as...

History in the making

Cleveland Museum of Art

Alex Clarke, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2014

You might be seeing a lot more natural history in the future. Announced in December 2012, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History declared plans to expand and renovate the pre-existing building. Glenda Bogar, associate director of communications said that the new project is still in the planning...

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