Thompson Chemistry Labs

47 Lab Campus Drive
32,393 Sq. Ft.

Thompson Chemistry, 2012

Thompson Chemistry, 2012

About Thompson Chemistry Labs

Built in 1893, the chemistry building burned down in 1915 and was rebuilt in 1916. Thompson Chemistry houses classrooms, labs, and faculty offices.

Major Construction History

Date Project Cost
1893 Built
Architect: Francis R. Allen (Allen & Collens)
1915 Burned down
1916 Rebuilt
Architect: Francis R. Allen (Allen & Collens)
1958-61 Alterations
Designed by: AB Stanley/Peter P. Welanetz, PE
$75,000
1964 Laboratory remodeling
Architect: William Kirby, Jr.
$75,000
1966, 68 Laboratory renovations
Designed by: Winthrop M. Wassenar/Harold Warren
$42,000
$125,000
1984 Laboratory renovation lower level west $189,480
1990-91 Astronomy telescope $130,967
1993 Ventilation upgrade $302,758
1999-00 Unified Science Center: renovation
Architect: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Co.
$3,273,000
2006-08 Thompson Sciences masonry repair
Engineer: Ryan-Biggs
$739,500