Design & Construction

  • Georgetown's Campus: 1948

    Georgetown's Campus: 1948

    An aerial view of the main campus quad in 1948.

  • Georgetown's Campus: 1984

    Georgetown's Campus: 1984

    The campus closer to how it appears today, with several of the main buildings completed.

  • Healy Hall

    Healy Hall

    Work began in 1877 and the exterior except for the porticos and porches was completed by November 1879. Gaston Hall, the auditorium, was not completed until 1901.

  • View From Potomac Terrace

    View From Potomac Terrace

    A view of the Potomac River from the balcony of Ryan and Isaac Halls.

  • Hariri Hall

    Hariri Hall

    The home of the McDonough School of Business, under construction in 2008.

  • White-Gravenor Hall

    White-Gravenor Hall

    Historical photo of the White-Gravenor building, date uncertain.


The Office of Design and Construction provides leadership, knowledge and technical expertise to sustain and support the built environment, delivering client-focused services and solutions to the Georgetown University community, to protect and maximize resources, advancing Georgetown's core mission.

All Projects are managed by the Office of Design and Construction to support the university's mission, to provide consistency and efficiency in meeting not only the initial project requirements, but also the long-term institutional goals in support of sound planning principles, the university campus and master plans and documentation archiving of the work performed so that campus drawings are maintained current.