Renovating the Lawrence and Eris Field Building at 17 Lexington Avenue

Community Update

Architectural rendering of the Field building renovationWelcome to the community update site offering information about the renovation of Baruch College’s oldest campus hub, the Lawrence and Eris Field Building at 17 Lexington Avenue. The renovation of 17 Lex is being planned in a phased approach to deliver a more modern, accessible, and sustainable building to service the College’s growing student, faculty, and staff base and to minimize the impact on the community.

Please use the left-hand navigation to find information on:

  • Project Overview and Schedule: Here you’ll find information on the reasons for the renovation, the proposed phases of work, and the current construction schedule.

  • History: Get to know more about the history of the Field Building at 17 Lexington Avenue. Did you know that the Field Building occupies the same site as the Free Academy, which is the country's first institution of free public higher education, opened in 1849?

  • Contact Us: Please refer here for the contact information of knowledgeable members of Baruch College’s Campus Operations and Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs offices. A submission form is also available for your questions and comments.