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

Notes:

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.