The cars parked outside of Andrews Hall have changed drastically since this photograph was taken in 1947, but the facade has remained largely as it was when it was first built as part of Pembroke College. Now a revitalized focal point for social life at Brown, the residence hall has acted as a medium for political and social expression through the decades. Its biography reflects the social history of the students it houses every year.

Blog posts by the students of Claudia Moser’s class ARCH 1764: 25 Things! 250 Years of Brown’s Material Past.