Straight out the DPizzle:
Steinberg-Dietrich to undergo $18.5-million makeover
Some students say the renovations are unnecessary
By HUIZHONG WU · February 21, 2012, 8:57 pm
Steinberg-Dietrich Hall is getting a makeover.
At last week’s Board of Trustees meetings, Penn approved an $18.5-million renovation of the building that once served as the primary home base for Wharton School students.
The project — which will kick off in May — will include the addition of 32 new faculty offices, two completely re-done classrooms with updated technology, a lawn area, a new West entrance with an open pavilion and a new glass tower.
Facilities and Real Estate Services estimates that the entire project will be completed by the end of 2013.
OK, you get the idea – but Penn clearly doesn’t. Renovating Steiny D? Did the DP’s joke issue come out early this year? A short list of what actually needs fixing: