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University Center Tours Starting Friday, November 30

Are you curious about what’s behind the brass walls of The New School’s new University Center?

Now’s your chance to find out.  Starting Friday, November 30th, The New School will offer weekly tours of the site to students, faculty, and staff. These hour-long tours will give an up-close look at how the interior of the University Center is taking shape. Tours are led by Josh Stone, a Parsons M.Arch student who interned on the building site last summer.

Tours meet every Friday at 4:00 p.m. in the Welcome Center at 72 Fifth Avenue. The tours are given to ten people at a time—you have to  make a reservation in advance at

To take the tour:

—Make a reservation.

—Bring your New School ID

—Wear closed-toed shoes, and wear the hard hat provided at the start of the tour.

—Be prepared to walk up and down stairs and through unfinished spaces. Keep in mind that this is an active construction site.

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