Bear Down Gym to be New, Temporary Home for Old Main Offices
With restoration work beginning soon on the University of Arizona's beloved Old Main, about 100 full-time employees will be relocated to Bear Down Gymnasium by summer's end.
The Old Main construction is scheduled to begin roughly in October and continue through June 2014, so the University has already begun converting Bear Down to take in the Center for Exploratory Students and the Office of Admissions.
Also moving into the gym will be the Think Tank, which is currently housed in the Robert L. Nugent Building. That's because the Office of the Dean of Students, currently in Old Main, has privacy issues to manage that prevent it from being able to move into Bear Down with the rest of its Old Main neighbors. read more »