The University of Akron, Hezzleton E. Simmons Hall

CREATING A CENTRAL HUB FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

3

Stories

94,000

Square Feet

PROJECT TYPE

Education

LOCATION

Akron, Ohio

OWNER

The University of Akron

ARCHITECT

URS Corporation

Hezzelton E. Simmons Hall

Creating a Central Hub for Student Affairs

Simmons Hall is the central hub at The University of Akron, a place where prospective and current students can register for classes, find employment, manage financial affairs, and seek academic advisement. Welty helped create this essential three-story building from the ground up, planning around the large, open spaces needed to accommodate groups of students while ensuring office space provided the privacy needed for personal counseling and administration. Since 2000, The University of Akron has added 22 buildings, created 34 acres of green space and completed 18 major additions, acquisitions and renovations, and Welty has played a role in many of these projects.

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May
Greater Cleveland Partnership-backed project begins leasing retail, office space
Article From: Cleveland Business Journal By: Mary Vanac Greater Cleveland partnership-backed project begins leasing retail, office space A live-work-play project in downtown Akron in which the Greater Cleveland Partnership has invested has started leasing 40,000 square feet of ...
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March
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