The University of Akron, Hezzleton E. Simmons Hall

CREATING A CENTRAL HUB FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

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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.

Contact Us

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 200
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333
1400 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
330.802.2260
cburns@thinkwelty.com
750 Communications Parkway
Columbus, Ohio 43214
614.802.1360
jhartman@thinkwelty.com

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