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Hitchcock Hall Renovation

Hitchcock Hall

Project at a Glance

Type Of Project:


Residence Hall, Full Renovation

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Number of Beds:



Estimated Construction Cost:



Start of Construction:


November 2006



January 2008



Atkin, Olshin, Lawson-Bell

Construction Manager:


Pizzagalli Construction Company


Hitchcock Hall is undergoing a full renovation, including exterior and site improvements. Project features include:

  • Removal of all asbestos-containing materials and other hazardous materials, including the demolition of all interior partitions
  • Create new fire-rated stairways at appropriate locations for safe emergency egress
  • Provide full accessibility to persons with disabilities, including installation of an elevator
  • Provide new room layouts to meet the density and program objectives of the Office of Residential Life; primarily single- and double-occupancy rooms with suite offerings
  • Provide new private and semi-private toilet and shower rooms
  • Replace all mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, including new perimeter radiant heating, and ventilation of toilet/shower rooms and group assembly/lounge spaces
  • Insulate the building and install new high-performance window systems
  • Provide new millwork, with sensitivity toward the historic qualities of the building
  • Install fire suppression (sprinkler) system and new fire alarm system
  • Install new site and building perimeter drainage systems
  • Remove parking from south lawn and re-plant with grass
  • Improve exterior lighting and pedestrian walkways
  • Provide emergency power to building electrical systems
  • Provide new finishes throughout, including floors, wall, ceiling
  • Provide new student kitchen and kitchenette facilities
  • Install new windows
  • Repair and replace shutters, re-point brick masonry
  • Provide new site amenities, including seating and bicycle racks


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Last Updated: 11/5/08