Quarry Pots Dam


Where bonds
are forged


With a focus on making daily life easier and more fun, The Quarry offers a variety of amenities such as a library, community room, fitness room, playground and community kitchen.

Community Room

The community room is welcome to all residents. Hangout without neighbors, spread out and take advantage of extra space or make some snacks with the community kitchen for celebrations or just having fun. 


Enjoy quiet time in the library/lounge hanging out in comfy couches and armchairs. Diving into stories of fantasy and fiction—the library/lounge has a selection of books to borrow and get lost in.


With so much to climb on and play, little ones can take advantage of the community playground to expend some energy on sunny days.


The fitness room at The Quarry has everything you need to spread out and get the heart pumping. 

Building History

A Key Part of potsdam's Proud Heritage

Originally built as Potsdam Normal School, The Quarry is a three-story Classical Revival style building on the National Register of Historic Places. The Normal School, also referred to as Snell Hall upon ownership of Clarkson University, is the largest and oldest building on the historic campus of the Potsdam State Normal School. It was built 1917-1919 to serve as the main classroom and administration building. Today it has been converted from classrooms to apartments for individuals, & small families alike.