Yale University – Stoeckel Hall

Renovation of Yale’s Stoeckel Hall, originally built in 1897 as a Venetian-Gothic residence for a fraternity, consisted of restoration of exterior terracotta and windows, major interior renovations and a new addition.

Client:   Yale University
Designer:  Charney Architects
Size:  22,600 SF

Project Features

  • Existing building was gutted down to the wood studs and a large portion of the south wall.
  • The original, ornate terra cotta exterior façade was meticulously restored.
  • Over 1,000 pieces of terra-cotta were removed, catalogued, cleaned, repaired, refabricated, and reinstalled.
  • Underpinning along the existing south wall and a portion of the neighboring building.
  • H-piles and lagging installed for earth retention along the street and property to the south.
  • Basement slab removed and new footings added.
  • Interior renovations added new equipment, and soundproof walls, doors and hallways.
  • Roof and floors removed to allow for a new multi-story stairwell, elevator and building connections.
  • Construction of a new 13,600 SF four-story addition with basement.
  • Soil anchors under the new addition foundation.
  • LEED Gold
  • CT Green Building Council – 2010 Awards – Stoeckel Hall “Most Intriguing Institutional”

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