Glance at features of planned Notre Dame buildings

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm •  Published: January 29, 2014

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Floor-by-floor plans of the three new buildings that the University of Notre Dame plans to add to its 84-year-old football stadium:

Nine-story west building, focusing on student development

Levels 1 and 2: Meeting rooms, graduate and undergraduate student lounges, a dining area, student organization space and administrative offices.

Levels 3 and 4: Recreational sports and fitness facilities, allowing the Rolfs Sports Recreation Center to become the practice home for the men's and women's basketball teams.

Level 5: Career services center with more than 40 interview rooms, training rooms and conference areas, an employer lounge and advising offices. Will include premium seating for football games.

Level 6: Mechanical support.

Level 7: A 500-seat student ballroom, club seating for football and booths for telecasts of football games.

Level 8: Premium stadium seats and terraces that will look onto campus and the playing field.

Level 9: Club seating, boxes for home and visiting coaches, security booths and boxes for administrative and athletic department leaders.

Six-story south building housing the Department of Music and Sacred Music.

Level 1: Recital and rehearsal halls and the Leahy gate grand entrance to the stadium.

Level 2: A large music library, to be relocated from the Hesburgh Library, classrooms and rehearsal and tutoring rooms.

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