Permits Pulled for Fit-Out of El Jefe's Taqueria at Emerson's Little Building
A series of building permits have been pulled for the fit-out of the upcoming El Jefe’s Taqueria in Emerson's updated Little Building. The fast-casual restaurant plans to open in March in the base of the renovated 12-story dorm which reopened this past fall.
Just in time for the mass arrival of students at the end of this month, a certificate of occupancy has been issued for Emerson College's revitalized Little Building. The renovated residence hall will now house 1044 students along with updated social spaces and dining facilities. The Little Building was originally completed in 1917 and purchased by Emerson in 1994.
Interior Finishing Wrapping Up for Emerson's Little Building
Emerson's full revamp of the Little Building, across from The Boston Common, is nearly complete with the facade in place and the tower crane removed from the site. The updated residence hall is set to re-open for this coming fall semester. The renovations have added around 290 beds to the building along with increased student and general-purpose social spaces.
Facade Work Nearly Complete for Emerson's Little Building
The restoration of the facade of Emerson's Little Building is rapidly progressing as the building is beginning to look like it's old self (that is from the Boylston Street angle, along Tremont Street new modern glass panels were incorporated into the design). Interior work is also ongoing for the renovations that will add 294 beds of student housing and increase student and social space. Construction is set to be complete in time for the beginning of the fall semester.
New Modern Window Panels in Place for Emerson's Little Building
Impressive floor to ceiling window panels are now in place for the renovation of Emerson's Little Building. The new windows bring a modern touch to the historic building facade. The full renovation of the residence hall will increase housing and social space in the building located directly across from the Boston Common. When complete The Little Building will house 1040 students.
Construction is set to be complete for this coming fall semester.
Window Install Beings for Emerson's Little Building
Window install is underway along with continued work on the facade for the full overhaul of Emerson's Little Building across from the Boston Common. The 275K sf building is undergoing interior renovations and facade restoration. The project will also add a 13th floor to the building and allows Emerson to gain an additional 294 student beds.
New Facade Install Underway at Emerson's Little Building
Facade install is underway along Boylston Street for Emerson's Little Building renovation. Interior renovations of the 275,000 sf dorm are also ongoing. Construction on the project is set to be complete in Fall 2019.
Emerson College is currently undertaking a renovation and rehabilitation at the “Little Building” located at 80 Boylston Street in downtown Boston. The college is planning to replace the deteriorating façade, renovate the dining hall and increase social space for students. 294 additional student beds are being added to the current bed-count of 750. Architecture firm Elkus Manfredi is heading up the re-design.
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