509 Lincoln Street, Columbia, South Carolina
Broke Ground September 2001
Opened for Occupancy August 2002
The new Home capacity is 36 beds and a full time housing manager/chef, with a total floor space of 10,800 sq ft - representing 18 double rooms, one handicapped access room, a larger single room for the president (Eminent Archon), plus a full suite for the house manager. Total cost to build was approximately $1.5 million. There is a full kitchen facility with meal plans for all Brothers, and a library. The House is fully wired for USC Computer Services (internet/intranet access).
The house has been named in honor of the late David S Lewis '35 who's contribution in excess of $250,000 enabled the chapter to build our home.
The Greek Village is located on the old Gibbes Machinery property, across from the old Coliseum, near the corner of Blossom and Assembly and Lincoln Streets, and beside the new Strom Thurmond Fitness Center. Additional fraternity houses have been built there. The Village is surrounded by the an old railroad that is still used daily for freight transports, and border the Olympic neighborhood in the back. There are approximately 75 parking spaces assigned to each house.