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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

University of Notre Dame Tour

Start Date: 9/19/2018 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 9/19/2018 3:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Notre Dame Eck Visitor Center

100 Eck Center
Notre Dame, IN  United States  46556

Organization Name: Association of Licensed Architects

Joanne Sullivan
Email: joanne@alatoday.org
Phone: 8473820630

We are sorry but this program is FULL. Please call the ALA office at 847-382-0630 with any questions. 

Join ALA for an Extraordinary Custom Tour of The University of Notre Dame 

About the University of Notre Dame

The main campus covers 1,250 acres (510 ha) in a suburban setting and contains a number of recognizable landmarks, the Main Building with its signature golden dome, the "Word of Life" mural (commonly known as Touchdown Jesus), the Notre Dame Stadium, and the Basilica. The school was founded on November 26, 1842, by Father Edward Sorin, CSC, who was also its first president.
Started as a small all-male institution in 1842 and charter in 1844, Notre Dame reached international fame at the beginning of the 20th century, aided by the success of its football team under the guidance of coach, Knute Rockne. Major improvements to the university occurred during the administration of the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh between 1952 and 1987. Hesburgh's administration greatly increased the university's resources, academic programs, reputation, and notably enrolled the first women undergraduates in 1972. Ever since, the University has seen steady growth, and under the leadership of the next two presidents, Rev. Malloy and Rev. Jenkins, many infrastructure and research expansions have been completed. 
Highlights of the Day

  • Two-hour historical campus tour including the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Main Building with its signature golden dome, plus more recent architecture as in the Jenkins & Nanovic Halls by Aric Lasher of HBRA.
  • Lunch at Legends of Notre Dame with special guest John Stamper Ph. D, AIA, Associate Dean and Professor. He will speak about the architecture program, vision for the new Walsh Family Hall School of Architecture, and other facts about the buildings on campus.
  • One hour new premium event space tour of the Notre Dame Football Stadium (at this time we will visit Floors 7 & 8 in the new Duncan Center by SLAM).
  • One hour Construction tour of Walsh Family Hall of Architecture, the new architecture school by John Simpson Architects, London.
Schedule: Please note Notre Dame operates on Eastern Time.

Important: This is a walking tour including a construction site visit, so please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes.
ALA will provide water and an afternoon snack.

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Allow time for parking and meet at 9:45 AM at Notre Dame Eck Visitor Center.  View detailed parking information here.
10:00 AM – Noon
Tour of the major campus highlights. 

12:00 – 1:25 PM
Buffet Lunch at Legends of Notre Dame. We will be joined by John W. Stamper, Ph. D, AIA, Associate Dean and Professor, Notre Dame School of Architecture. John will speak about the architecture program and some of the afternoon tour sites.
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Notre Dame Stadium tour of new premium event space with views of the field.

2:30 – 3:30 PM
Tour the new Walsh Family Hall School of Architecture School construction project (safety equipment provided). 

Leave with great memories.

$75 Members and their guests / $100 Non-Members
Approved by ALA and AIA for 5.0 LUs in HSW.

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