The new dorm will provide 400 beds to upperclassmen.
Pittsburgh — Duquesne University will begin construction in March for a new residence hall. Des Places Residence Hall will be a 13-story building containing 400 beds in a suite configuration. The residence hall will cater to upperclassmen. Completion is expected by August 2012. Locally based WTW Architects is designing the project. Local firm PJ Dick will be the general contractor, and York, Pa.-based Kinsley Manufacturing will be providing the girder-slab system that will be the basis for the building’s construction.
— Coleman Wood