Select W1 improvements to proceed this spring

Published in MIT News: January 27, 2009

Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of an anonymous donor, MIT will proceed with limited improvements to the W1 residence hall this spring.

"The valuable work that we can now do to W1 underscores our commitment to advancing this important project. It would not be possible without the generous support of a true friend of MIT," said Chancellor Phillip L. Clay.

The work to be done this spring consists of renewing the building envelope, including rebuilding and bracing parapets; cleaning and repointing masonry; replacing windows; and repairing limestone lintels and sills. In addition, copper roofs on the building's two cupolas will be reclad.

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