Washington University’s $80M Mixed-Use Student Housing Project Set to Open

WUSTL Loop Project 17 8/5/2014

Washington University’s Loop Living development, under construction for a year and a half, will see it’s first residents in a few weeks. The four-building complex has 165 furnished apartments, United Provisions grocery and eatery (nextSTL sneak preview here), and the 24hr Peacock Diner. A fifth building at the corner of Westgate and Enright is planned.

The apartments are mostly three-bedroom with some efficiency and two-bedroom units. A few of the units span two stories. There is one level of underground parking spanning the length of the buildings on Enright. The addition to the built environment has been dramatic and the 24-hour diner and grocery store have been long sought amenities for the neighborhood.

WUSTL Loop Project 8/5/2014{View from the 2nd floor patio looking west}

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WUSTL Loop Project 6 8/5/2014{Each bedroom has a full size bed}

WUSTL Loop Project 8 8/5/2014{Living room}

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WUSTL Loop Project 16 8/5/2014

Previously, the site was an auto repair shop that was cleared several years ago, student housing, and commercial building:

{site plan for project: mixed use/housing in red, new residential in yellow, planned green space in green}

Background:
Washington University Exploring Options to Add Up-To 7-Story Student Housing to The Delmar Loop – March 2010
$80M Washington University Project Aims to Bring More Retail, Residential to The Loop – Feb 2012
Washington University Updates Plan for Loop Infill – July 2012

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