Simmons University Files Plans for Campus Upgrades, 1,100-Bed Residence Hall

Boston — Simmons University has filed a 10-year plan with the city of Boston that outlines of series of campus upgrades including the development of a new 21-story, 1,100-bed residence hall on Avenue Louis Pasteur, according to reports by The Boston Globe. The report notes that the school has been negotiating for at least a year with developers on a multi-phase plan that would include leasing its residential campus and funneling proceeds into the development of the new residential tower. The residence hall is still in the concept phase, according to the university, but plans are in motion to begin renovations to its Main Building and Lefavour Hall.