Carnegie Mellon University To Expand Student Housing

Jul 03, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is planning three major student housing projects near the main campus.

Work on the first project, known as Fifth/Nevile , will get underway this summer. Jendoco Construction is the CM for this rehabilitation of an existing apartment building. The completed remediation and updates will make available between 144-165 beds to CMU students. PIttsburgh's Desmone Architects and Loftus Engineers are the design team for Fifth/Neville.

The Fifth/Clyde building will be a new six story structure that will include a first floor lounge space. New York based LTL Architects in conjunction with Perfido Weiskopf are currently designing the building. Carnegie Mellon plans to open this new dormitory in the Fall of 2021 .

Finally, the Forbes/Beeler project will involve the demolition of the existing Doherty Apartments . Extensive site preparation will make way for a four-story building which will include student housing as well as retail space on the first level. Boston based Goody Clancy and Pittsburgh's IKM are designing the new dormitory. The university plans to open this new dorm in the Fall of 2022 .