Ismael Leyva Architects announced the completion of Phase 1 of the Mercy College expansion known as MercyManhattan.
Construction on the lobby, third anf fourth floors, including classrooms, student amenities and offices, began in March 2019 and is now welcoming students for the spring semester.
The 7th floor dormitory space began construction November, 2019 with an expected completion date of July, 2020.
Ismael Leyva Architects was chosen to lead the design of the college’s expansion, increasing the campus footprint from 55,000 to 95,000 s/f on the 3rd, 4th and 7th floors of its current facility located at 47 West 34th Street in Manhattan.
This expanded facility accommodates new classrooms, a welcome center with student common space, an internet café, a 130-bed dormitory with dedicated lobby and a new street entrance to the college building. The lobby, classrooms, cafe and student common space are now open.