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    General Update Provided

    Updates were provided via a neighborhood mailing and the Mercy Campus website. Although the preliminary proposed campus plan is still being developed, two main components have been more defined: the Mercy High School Athletic and Student Life Center, sited at the tennis courts and the adaptive re-use of the existing Mercy Center building along the lower road to create affordable senior apartments. More information will be shared no later than June 2021, or sooner, if possible.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Community engagement continued through virtual small group and individual meetings. Responses to FAQs were included in neighborhood mailing and financial feasibility for campus plan was further analyzed.

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    Zoom Community Meetings

    Community members were invited to a Community Zoom Meeting which included a greeting from the Sisters of Mercy, a presentation by the Master Planning architects, and a question and answer period. Participants were encouraged to provide input by regular mail, through the campus website, by a Virtual Chat, or by phone. The presentation and the Feedback Form were posted on this website for those unable to participate.

  • Community Listening Sessions Moved Online

    Due to the Covid-19 Shelter in Place orders, in-person Listening Sessions were canceled. Community input was requested via the Mercy Campus website, regular mail, and phone. Frequently Asked Questions are shared via this website.

  • Community Listening Sessions

    Five Listening Sessions were scheduled as part of the initial community information-gathering phase of the campus planning. Specific dates, times, and locations were posted on this site.

  • Constraints/Opportunities Analysis

    A constraints/opportunities land use analysis of the 40 acres was completed in late spring.

  • Community Engagement Planning

    Informal meetings were held with various community leaders and stakeholders in order to design an inclusive, collaborative, and transparent community engagement plan.

  • Future Planning

    The Sisters of Mercy Community undertook an internal visioning process related to their stewardship of the Mercy Campus in Burlingame.

  • Morning Glory Montessori Pre-School

    Morning Glory Montessori Pre-School relocated to the Mercy campus.

  • Mercy Center

    The original novitiate building, at the back of the Motherhouse on the lower road, was re-dedicated as Mercy Center, a retreat and conference center.

  • Marian Oaks

    Marian Oaks opened to provide a retirement living community for Sisters.

  • Russell Hall and Residential Additions

    Additional residential wings were added to the Motherhouse for the Sisters and Russell Hall was opened as a Training College.

  • Motherhouse and Mercy High School

    The “new” Motherhouse was built down the hill and Mercy High School opened as a school for girls.

  • Kohl Mansion Sold in Probate to the Sisters of Mercy

    The Sisters of Mercy purchased “The Oaks”, comprising 40 acres, the Kohl Mansion, and a Carriage House, from the estate of C. Frederick Kohl, to be used as the Sisters' Motherhouse and novitiate.