Fayetteville State University, University Place Apartments Phases I and II

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Fayetteville State University was facing an increase in enrollment. With insufficient housing options for students, the university requested a project that would not only alleviate the current housing crisis, but also serve as a recruitment and retention tool and as a focal point for the city’s community revitalization plan. The result was a 322-bed project, constructed ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY346COST PER SQ FT$58.43FEATURED IN2003 Educational Interiors2003 Architectural PortfolioINTERIOR CATEGORYResidence Halls/Lounges two phases.

Phase I facilities are three-story wood-framed construction and brick veneer, with a lightweight concrete floor topping. Each apartment contains two full baths, three or four private bedrooms, a kitchen and dining area, spacious living area with a storefront window to allow plenty of natural light, and high-speed Internet access.

Phase II is a 156-bed project. Each apartment contains four private bedrooms with a private bath, a kitchen and dining area, a spacious living area, large windows and a washer/dryer closet. All apartments are furnished, and specific units are ADA-accessible. The complex also features a clubhouse with amenities (student lounge, foundation and property-management offices) and a central laundry facility.