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College tackles biggest project in 82 yearsCollege tackles biggest project in 82 yearshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=170252017-07-18T05:00:00Z2017-07-18T21:00:00Z

​​​​​CORPUS CHRISTI – Del Mar College is making moves to improve its campus in its largest construction project since its founding in 1935.The Del Mar College is expanding for the first time since 1935.

With the help of a $46 million bond, the college is tearing down its English building to replace it with a General Academic and Music Building (GAMB), covering 127,500 sf.

Upon completion, the GAMB will contain 29 classrooms, 23 practice rooms, 32 studios and three rehearsal rooms.

The music portion alone claims 42,500 sf and the rest of the expansion will house the departments of English and Philosophy, Communications, Languages and Reading, Mathematics, and Social Sciences.

In addition to the academic spaces, construction will bring an outdoor amphitheater, gathering spaces, plazas, pathways and a shaded green space.

The demolition of the English building began June 23, 2017 and the General Academic and Music Building is expected to be finished in August 2019.

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https://www.101corpuschristi.com/news/del-mar-college-expansion-demolition-english-building

​Also ​check out more information here on the new addition!

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