Emory Report
November 24, 2008
Volume 61, Number 13



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November 24
, 2008
Admissions office, main bookstore taking shape

By david payne

Active construction is under way on Emory’s new bookstore and admissions building on the site of the former B. Jones parking lot. The new 3-story structure, which will be completed next fall, faces Oxford Road and will house Emory’s admissions office, as well as the University’s new main bookstore.

There will also be a “campus living room” area with lounge seating that will be separate from the bookstore. Look for a coffee shop on Oxford Road with outdoor street level café style seating.

The building will include a parking deck topped by a mini quad or plaza with grass and trees. The exterior walls of the deck are proposed as green walls and will include native vegetation.

The project is expected to provide a new front door for those who visit Emory and a set of gathering spaces for informal intellectual conversations among students, faculty and staff.