L.R. Wilson Hall Updates

Project Overview

L.R. Wilson Hall is McMaster’s new campus home for the Liberal Arts. The building, to be LEED certified, will house McMasters Faculty of Wilson_Red2Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences. It will include:

  • classrooms
  • research spaces and labs
  • performing arts facilities, including a 450-seat concert hall
  • public gathering and community spaces
  • gardens

Located on the site of the current Wentworth House, this web page will provide the community with updates during pre-construction, construction and opening. Construction is expected to begin in June, 2013.

May 31: Ground broken for new liberal arts building

MAY 27: Community open houses:

Members of the community are invited to an open house to receive project updates about  L.R. Wilson Hall – the University’s new home for the liberal arts opening in 2015.

At the open house, you will hear about how the building has been designed to provide students, faculty and staff with state-of-the-art teaching, learning and research space. The project architects will provide details about the building’s sustainability features and design principles that respect and complement the site of the building and its neighbours. Renderings of the building and information about the construction timelines, traffic management and noise control measures will also be shared. You will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Two identical open houses are scheduled:

Monday, May 27 2013

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Council Chambers – Gilmour Hall Room 111

Project Background Information

Province invests $45.5M in liberal arts at McMaster

McMaster community celebrates $10 millon gift to liberal artsminister

New liberal arts building moving forward 

New campus home for McMaster Children's Centre 

Changes for permit holders in Lot O