SUNY-Purchase is undergoing a $131.5 million campus renovation that will give the arts-focused state college a fresh look. The brown brick buildings throughout the campus are undergoing renovation, united by a new outdoor plaza that has become a gathering place. (Feb. 23, 2013)
File photo of the campus mall at SUNY
File photo of the campus mall at SUNY Purchase (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Contractors walk through the campus mall at SUNY
Contractors walk through the campus mall at SUNY Purchase, which is under major renovations. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Built in the early 1970s, The Visual Arts
Built in the early 1970s, The Visual Arts building at SUNY Purchase needs repairs to brick work on facade, and new windows and doors. Twenty-feet tall studio glass windows will be installed facing north, with a new roof including 14,000 square-foot green roof opening this spring. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)

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Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs, flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to what once was a commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is
The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is under total renovation. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
SUNY Purchase has been transforming its campus over
SUNY Purchase has been transforming its campus over the last few years in an effort to reflect its transition from a commuter college to one where the majority of students reside in dormitories. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is
The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is under total renovation. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)

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The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is
The Durst Humanities building at SUNY Purchase is under total renovation. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)

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Once a sparse open space, the campus mall
Once a sparse open space, the campus mall at SUNY Purchase now has raised planters with ornamental grasses, low shrubs and flowering trees and shade trees to promote a more communal feeling to the once commuter-heavy school. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
John Procario, 22, of Cold Spring, and Windgate
John Procario, 22, of Cold Spring, and Windgate Resident artist Beth Ireland, 57, of Boston, Mass., clean up saw dust from the woodworking room outside the Visual Arts building at SUNY Purchase, which is getting extensive renovations. SUNY Purchase has been transforming its campus over the last few years in an effort to reflect its transition from a commuter college to one where the majority of students reside in dormitories. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Windgate Resident Artist Beth Ireland, 57, of Boston,
Windgate Resident Artist Beth Ireland, 57, of Boston, Mass., sweeps up sawdust from the woodworking station outside the Visual Arts building at SUNY Purchase college. The building, built in the early 1970s, is under major renovation. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
Built in the early 1970s, The Visual Arts
Built in the early 1970s, The Visual Arts building at SUNY Purchase needs repairs to brick work on facade, and new windows and doors. Twenty-feet tall studio glass windows will be installed facing north, with a new roof including 14,000 square-foot green roof opening this spring. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)
John Procario, 22, of Cold Spring, cleans up
John Procario, 22, of Cold Spring, cleans up saw dust from the woodworking room outside the Visual Arts building at SUNY Purchase, which is getting extensive renovations. SUNY Purchase has been transforming its campus over the last few years in an effort to reflect its transition from a commuter college to one where the majority of students reside in dormitories. (Feb. 21, 2013) (Credit: Faye Murman)