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The Apartments at 525 Huntington Avenue

RenderingThe building footprint for this new facility is 13,670 square feet with transparent
gathering spaces provided at the Ground Floor Level along Huntington Avenue and
Louis Prang Street to re-activate the street along this area of the building. An additional
2,350 square feet of the site is planned for a landscaped entry plaza on the Huntington Avenue
side, consistent with existing campus green/open spaces found along this major
transportation pathway. The ground floor will also include a mix of student apartments,
offices, common areas, bike storage and trash as well as loading and service functions
along Vancouver Street.

The new student apartments will provide housing for Wentworth students by
means of 305 beds in apartment style units on 7 floors. There will be a total of 72
dwelling units that will consist of 51 four-bed apartments, 20 five-bed apartments and one
resident director apartment. Each dwelling unit will be organized around an open
common space with framed window views of the cityscape.  This apartment style layout is intended
to provide the residents with an increased degree of privacy and a quality of materials
and amenities that many students seek when they opt for off campus housing.

The Project will expand the current campus life facilities and will be designed to
enhance the campus experience by motivating and attracting Wentworth Juniors and
Seniors to reside in on-campus housing rather than in the surrounding neighborhoods
or suburbs of Boston.

The Project Team

Wentworth Institute of Technology

  • Kevin Smith, Clerk of the Works

Beacon Architectural Associates – Architect

CDM Smith - Landscape Architect

McPhail Associates, Inc. - Geotechnical Consultant

AHA Consulting Engineers - LEED Consultant

Nitsch Engineering - Civil Engineering

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