Experience Higher Education Eck Baseball Addition University of Notre Dame Eck Baseball Addition South Bend, Indiana // 2,966 sq. ft. Client Challenge The University of Notre Dame’s North Dining Hall, built in 1957, was last renovated 1988. The building’s amenities not only required updating, but the University also wished to enhance the look and experience of the dining hall for students and faculty. TowerPinkster Solution TowerPinkster designed the renovation to create a more open space allowing to streamline circulation.The furniture was replaced, and the kitchen updated with modern amenities. Renovations included creating large dining spaces throughout the upper and lower mezzanine seating areas, adding visual interest, and decreasing the vastness of open dining space. An elevator and ramp to the upper mezzanine areas were added to ensure accessibility throughout the entire building. The updated hall brings a 21st-century dining experience to the North Dining Hall, and improved student life.