Syracuse University Buildings:

Newhouse Communications Center III

Newhouse III
Newhouse III, SU Photo & Imaging Photos RS 41102

Design Unveiled: June 10, 2004
Construction Began: November 2005
Dedicated: September 19, 2007
Dedication Speaker: Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts
Ground Broken: November 12, 2005
Building Occupied: 2007
Named for: Samuel I. Newhouse, founder of Advance Publications
Cost: $31.6 million
Funding: $15 million gift from S.I. Newhouse Foundation and Newhouse family
Architects: Polshek Partnership Architects, New York City
Location: 215 University Place
Space: 74,000 square feet


Building features a Collaborative Media Room, designed with clean lines, sleek furniture, and floor-to-ceiling glass panels overlooking campus and South Crouse Avenue; an expanded 2,500 square foot café; 350-seat auditorium; "Liberty Wrap" features the words of the First Amendment etched in six-foot high letters on the glass wrapping the building.