Syracuse University Buildings:

Newhouse Communications Center II

Newhouse II
Newhouse II, SU Photo & Imaging Photos RS 8813

Construction Began: Summer 1971
Dedicated: May 31, 1974
Dedication Speaker: William S. Paley, Chairman of the Board, CBS Inc.
Pre-Dedication Dinner Speaker: David Brinkley, newscaster and author
Named For: Samuel I. Newhouse
Cost: Approximately $7.5 million
Funding: Samuel I. Newhouse donated $15 million for construction of 3-building communications center
Architects: Skidmore, Owens and Merrill
Space: 72,000 square feet
Location: 215 University Place
Renovated: 2007 as part of building fund for Newhouse III


Newhouse II is devoted to broadcast and film, including television and radio. The first two floors of the structure are devoted to television. There are two television studios, a scene shop and storage areas. On the third floor are faculty offices, a 100 seat theater and a broadcast news laboratory.