Overview: Renovation of the 1939 three-story, Gothic-styled dormitory will include a complete remodel of the currently non air-conditioned, all-male residence hall. The completed facility will feature refurbished rooms with new sinks, cabinetry, paint, carpet, new windows and sound reduction between rooms. An elevator will provide ADA accessibility. New building amenities will include a community kitchen, improved HVAC (to include AC) and community rooms. Major renovation features will include a complete remodel of the restroom/shower rooms, a new electrical system to accommodate information technology requirements and a new mechanical system which will incorporate a geothermal well field (for energy efficient heating and cooling) and enhanced security features. The $9.9 million project is slated to be completed in time for an August 2017 occupancy.
- Architect: Jackson-Jackson & Associates, Inc.
- Mechanical & Electrical Engineer: Alvine Engineering
- Interior Design: ie.Design
- General Contractor: F&B Constructors, Inc.
August 2017 Completion
As August begins, all of the hard work is ending. It has been quite a year for Delzell Hall and over the last year we have watched rooms torn out, an elevator added, walls and floors constructed, new roof, new building-wide fire suppression system, bathrooms updated magnificently, sheetrock, plaster, paint, carpet, more paint, new wiring, lighting, AC ADDED, the geothermal well field has been asphalted…the list goes on and on. Now, what remains is a completely different space. Finishing touches are rapidly coming to completion, and Delzell will welcome its first new residents 8/6/17. The young men moving into Delzell will have beautifully finished rooms complete with desks, chairs, dressers, and stackable beds with reversible mattresses. The lounge areas are comfortable with new furnishings and wall-mounted flat screen TV’s. The Great Hall has had all of the woodwork refinished, flooring replaced, new lights and the original hanging fixtures have been modernized with new wiring and outfitted with LED Edison bulbs.
Words alone cannot describe the changes in Delzell. Please enjoy the photos below and, as always, clicking on a photo with open and enlargement.
Photos by Tereza Kamenar