The Arlington original building's future

Arlington Original Building basement (photo by Evan Stancil).

Long before the shadows of Founders Hall were cast towards George Mason University’s graduate campus on Fairfax Drive, there stood a rectangular red brick building serving as a central part of Mason’s Arlington campus. The Arlington Original Building as it is still called, was a Kann’s department store prior to becoming home to many of Mason’s academic programs.

Lot R to shrink with new freshman dorm construction

Parking Lot R will shrink by about 200 spaces following construction of a new housing project that is slated to begin next winter.