Construction is underway at Vanderbilt’s New Graduate and Professional Student Housing development. According to a recent Vanderbilt press release, construction was originally scheduled to begin in 2020 but delayed due to Covid-19. The building is expected to receive students in the 2023-24 academic year.
Made possible by a Public Private Partnership, the project will feature approximately 615 beds and offer a mix of apartment-styled unit types. The development’s program is tailored specifically to Vanderbilt graduate and professional students.
Vanderbilt’s Graduate Village joins a host of developments both planned and under construction. The map above shows a sample of on-going and planned developments reshaping the area adjacent to the University. Here’s the quick rundown:
Vanderbilt Graduate Village
- What’s Now: Site Under construction
- What’s Next: Vanderbilt Graduate & Professional Student Housing
- Land Owner: Vanderbilt University
- Architect: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Inc.
- Location: Broadway & 20th Avenue S
- Capacity: 615 Beds, Parking, Retail, & Amenities
The development primarily consists of two main towers situated over commercial use space and parking. The North tower is closest to the proposed alley; the South Tower is closest to Broadway.The Main resident entry is located on 20th Avenue South. The entrance will welcome students through a large raised public plaza which will include parking spaces below. The North tower activates 20th Ave South with a proposed coffee shop and lobby entrance.
The ground floor of the North tower lobby includes the main programmatic spaces for the Graduate & Professional village. Some of those uses include:
- Conference Rooms
- Collaboration Spaces
- Fitness Center
- Leasing Office
- Package/ Mail Room
The ground floor of the South tower consists of retail space along Broadway. The plans included in the recent permit submission proposes a grocery store. The South tower also includes a private terrace with grilling areas and student lounge.
Intersection of Broadway & 20th Avenue South
Intersection of Broadway & Lyle Avenue
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