The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Boston Campus: Construction and Renovation: Continuing Coverage


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Boylston Place dorm construction to start this summer

Construction on the upcoming residence hall in Boylston Place will start this summer, but the existing structure won't get any taller until late in the winter or early next spring.

SGA discusses noise issue during construction

At the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday, Emerson administrators said upcoming construction projects will try to avoid noisy work at early hours.

Sweetwater’s closure puts campus needs into perspective

Third places are important: they give people a chance to step outside of the obligations of home and career. Now Emerson students have one fewer option for a third place in an already limited roster.

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The end of an era: Emerson says goodbye to Sweetwater

The reverberation of jovial, beer-soaked banter in the Boylston alley will be replaced with the roar of demolition.

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College discusses plans for Little Building in public hearing

The Little Building project will focus on securing the structure, adding student beds by adding a new 13th floor, and revamping the dining hall.

Faulty financials could leave construction project’s future in flux

How can Emerson, which already has well-known funding challenges, foot the bill for such an expensive undertaking?

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College construction to renovate Little Building, expand into Boylston Place

The Boylston Place dorm is meant to house students who would otherwise have lived in Little Building while the 97-year-old structure undergoes long-needed renovations. Combined, the projects could cost $175 million total.

City approves new dorm construction project

Boston’s city government cleared the way for Emerson College to build a new residence hall at 1-3 Boylston Place — a scaled-down version of the proposal that was declined in August 2013.

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College announces expansion

Instead of stepping into the bar of the Sweetwater Tavern for a pitcher of beer, students could be walking into a new 18-story, residence hall with a roof terrace and views of the Boston Common and the State House by Spring 2016.