You might be going to class in someone’s living room.

The grinding clamor of construction crews echo year-round in Madison, the soundtrack to a perpetual process of transformation as small shops and rickety student homes become the foundations for gleaming new apartments and campus facilities.

Throwback Thursday: Van Vleck courtyard, 1961It was a simpler time in 1961. The frustrations of spotty wifi had yet to emerge, Americans enjoyed bountiful fossil Read…

Each day, hundreds of students stream through the Brodgen Psychology Building in a frantic attempt to figure out how their minds work. But before this noble hall of learning occupied the corner of West Johnson and North Charter, the block held some semblance to a regular residential neighborhood.

Take a look at what the place looked like when the university was clearing the way for Brogden:

Year: 1962
Courtesy of the UW Digital Collections, ID S09830

Year: 2016
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