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West Campus Residence Hall Redevelopment

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Project Team

Design/Construction: CH2M and HEWV

Contractor/CM:: Messer Construction Co.

Project Description

This multi-phase project will completely transform the west end of campus. New residence halls will integrate dining, study areas, and Living & Learning Community space into a village-style, student-focused community.

Construction is underway on two new residence halls on the site of the old Shelbourne Towers apartment building on Twentieth Street, just off Caledonia Avenue.

See current images and a time-lapse show of the construction here. The halls are scheduled for completion in time to open for the fall semester 2016.

The 104,670-square-foot residence hall slated to open in August will feature 378 beds in 161 rooms. Each floor in this hall contains a main lobby lounge, two study rooms and a kitchen. A laundry room is located on the main level.

The 83,219-square-foot residence hall slated to open in August will feature 296 beds in 162 rooms. Each floor contains a main lobby lounge, two study rooms and a kitchen. A laundry room is located on the main level.

In addition to the halls currently being constructed, the Apartment Residence Hall has been demolished to make way for three new residence halls on the site. Plans also call for the closure of Humes Hall in August 2016, and Carrick Hall in fall 2019.

Project Status: Under Construction (Phase I)

Total Cost: $234 million (All Phases)

Square Footage: 188,000 SF (Phase I)

Start of Project: Spring 2015

Completion: Fall 2018 (All Phases)

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