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Signs of life at new City College buildings

Admissions Office set to reopen on Nov. 5 in its new A building office
David Ahumada, Visual Editor November 2, 2018
After weeks with no sign of any department moving into the A,D, or T buildings, that changed on Nov. 2.
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The student lounge known as the “Mailbox” sits at the southeast corner of 16th and C streets, next to the new Arts and Humanities Building. (Photo by Lupe Diaz)

Investing in Educational Architecture

Newest City College Building Showcases a Community Investment
Aldo Ramirez December 12, 2014

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” There is no better example of that than what San Diego City College has done with the construction of the new Arts...

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Construction continues as the Arts and Humanities and Business Technology building are prepared for the fall 2014 opening. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Building a New City: All the Details on City College’s Campus Facelift

Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

Four years in construction, including corrective construction, $475 million, one contractor terminated, three bankrupted contractors, 20 months past the finish date, a hefty stack of drawings and diagrams,...

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Guests experience the planetarium, a feature in the new Science Building. Photo credit: Troy Orem

The Science Behind Launching a New Building

Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

It's the end of the fall 2013 semester, and astronomy Professor Lisa Will is preparing for the Science Department to move into its new facilities. “The movers are here!” head lab technician Ed Sebring...

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Curran Plaza: Then and Now (photo illustration). Photo credit: Troy Orem

City’s First Century: 100 Years of Students, Education and Construction

1914: San Diego Junior College, which would later become known as San Diego City College, was founded with 35 students and four instructors. It was the first community college in San Diego and the fifth...

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