The Brodhead Center is the heart of campus—the central location where everyone at Duke can gather, interact, and make meaningful connections.
As an integral part of the campus center, the Brodhead Center helps define and energize this vibrant hub of life, learning, and socializing.
The Brodhead Center and the campus center breathe a feeling of energy, inclusion, diversity, and connection into the entire Duke campus and community.
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A staple on campus since the 1920s, the Brodhead Center has served as a dining hall, bank, laundry facility and administrative offices throughout the years. In 2013, an ambitious renovation began to accommodate a growing student body and create a modern and exciting campus experience. The result is a meticulous update, restoring the beauty, functionality, and grandeur to this historic building.
Because great food brings people together, incredible attention was spent creating unique restaurant venues that serve amazing food. And there’s more to the Brodhead Center than dining. The upper floors have been revitalized to include plenty of space to work, play and relax.
Outside, the Brodhead Center honors the history of Duke University by blending the grand gothic look with contemporary design language that matches the innovative space. This is a world-class building that continues Duke’s legacy of leadership, innovation and inspiration.