Robert and Christina Baker cut the ribbon at the ceremonial opening of The Robert C. and Christine Baker Hall in 2018. Also pictured from left to right: Sterling Professor of Law and former Dean Robert C. Post, Yale Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken, and Yale University President Peter Salovey.
Friday, November 27, 2020
Yale Law School Mourns the Loss of Robert C. Baker ’56 B.A., ’59 LL.B.
The Yale Law School community is mourning the loss of Robert C. Baker ’56 B.A., ’59 LL.B., a real estate developer and philanthropist whose generous gift returned residential living to the Law School with the opening of the Robert C. and Christina Baker Hall in 2018.
Friday, January 11, 2019
A Welcome Expansion
With its new building, the Law School adds a beautiful living and learning environment
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Yale Law School Celebrates the Opening of Baker Hall
A jubilant crowd gathered at the newly opened Robert C. and Christina Baker Hall on September 20, 2018, for a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication.
Friday, September 7, 2018
Baker Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for September 20
The doors of the Robert C. and Christina Baker Hall at Yale Law School opened to students on August 17, 2018, after a year-long construction project that marks the first physical expansion of Yale Law School since 1931.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Baker Hall Construction On Schedule For August Opening
More than 150 workers have been working around the clock on Baker Hall, Yale Law School’s new academic, social, and residential hub, slated for completion in mid-August 2018.
Friday, February 16, 2018
Baker Hall Model Suites Completed
Residential spaces will be fully furnished with furniture from Hugo & Hoby, a local company started by two graduates of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Baker Hall Renovation Project Hits the Halfway Point
Construction continues at Baker Hall—a new academic, social, and residential hub for Yale Law School—with notable upgrades to both the interior and exterior of the building well underway.
Friday, November 3, 2017
YLS Celebrates Baker Hall Renovation with Groundbreaking Ceremony
Christina and Robert C. Baker ’56 B.A., ’59 LL.B were the guests of honor at a ceremonial ground breaking for Baker Hall on October 24, 2017.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Yale Law School Breaks Ground on Baker Hall Expansion Project
Construction is underway on the project to renovate Baker Hall, the first expansion of Yale Law School’s physical footprint since 1931.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Extraordinary Commitment Will Return Residential Living to Yale Law School
A $25 million dollar gift commitment from Robert C. and Christina Baker will return residential living to the Law School.