Ithaca Facilities

Newly renovated Stocking Hall

Stocking Hall, built in 1923, is undergoing a two-phase renovation project that began in September 2010. The first phase was completed in July, 2013 with the construction of a new building located on the site of the east section of Stocking Hall which was demolished. 

Stocking Hall houses: 

  • a dairy processing plant
  • a teaching winery
  • a product development kitchen
  • a conference center
  • a 120 seat auditorium
  • a brand new Dairy Bar
  • 2 floors of state-of-the-art research labs, faculty offices
  • a large commons area located on the first floor next to the Dairy Bar.

The building also contains a 10,000 ft2 pilot plant equipped with a wide selection of pilot-scale equipment available to Cornell faculty, staff, and students for use in research, teaching, and extension. The pilot plant is also available to external clients on a fee-for-service basis. Phase two of the project involves the complete renovation of the old 4-story structure which has been renamed Stocking West. 

When completed in 2015, Stocking West will contain:

  • a food chemistry teaching lab
  • a food microbiology teaching lab
  • a sensory evaluation center
  • 2 new classrooms
  • 4 seminar rooms
  • a food biophysics research lab
  • a wine cellar
  • administrative offices
  • offices for graduate students, post docs, and visiting faculty