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StuVi2: Up, Up, and Open for Business

BU’s newest addition to the Boston skyline will be ready to house students come fall

| From Commonwealth | By Brendan Gauthier (COM'11)

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3,712 tons of structural steel; 7,000 cubic yards of concrete; 5 elevators; 
342,173 square feet of carpet; 2,500 smoke detectors; 288 toilets; 600,000 hours worked on site; 3.5 years, start to finish.

Pristine, futuristic — not to mention colossal — BU’s Student Village II is the newest addition to the Boston skyline. StuVi2 (as everyone calls the new high-rise towers) will be open for 975 lucky residents this fall. At twenty-six stories, it’s half the height of the Prudential Center Tower.

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On 17 July 2009 at 7:51 PM, Andrew Davis (COM'95) wrote:

Nice Work! Great video. Nicely cut timelapse.

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