Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university’s comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility.
Whether you’re arriving on campus for the first time or simply returning for another year, you’re in for some pleasant surprises as you explore campus.
The Apartment Residence Hall on Andy Holt Avenue will close by the end of this month and demolition will begin in June, as part of UT’s four-year plan to replace six residence halls around Presidential Court with seven new facilities.
WBIR attended the groundbreaking ceremony for UT Knoxville’s Sorority Village. On Sunday, May 1, present and past members of UT sororities broke ground on the new $45 million dollar project along on a stretch of land near Kingston Pike and Neyland Drive. The houses will range from 9,000 to 17,000 square feet with the most expensive costing around $5 million. UT hopes to welcome its first group of residents to Sorority Village in the fall of 2012.
Sorority women at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will take a big step this weekend as they break ground on the fourteen structures that will make up Sorority Village on Morgan Hill. The ground breaking begins at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive.