Brown wellness center and residence hall progresses

THE BROWN UNIVERSITY project on Brook Street in Providence will include a 162-unit residence hall and a new center for health services and is being built by Shawmut Design and Construction. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

PROVIDENCE – Work has continued through the spring on the Brown University wellness center and residence hall, a significant structure on Brook Street.

The project includes a 162-bed residence hall and a new center for health services.

The project is being built by Shawmut Design and Construction. The architect is Boston-based William Rawn Associates.

According to the architect’s website, the health center will include a clinical area with more than 20 exam rooms, “a counseling and psychological services department, administrative suite, radiology department, laboratory, pharmacy and a student-led EMS department.”

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On the second through fourth floors, the student apartments will be organized in pod-style, or single-bedroom style. Four-person suites also will be available.

Mary MacDonald is a staff writer for the PBN. Contact her at macdonald@pbn.com.

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