$12 million project will consist of a three-story structure with
a total of 35,000 square feet. The facility will feature a two-story,
glass-enclosed entrance and recreation area, a coffee bar and an
outdoor terrace in front.
Hall will also have meeting rooms and administrative space for the
campus' 27 Jewish student organizations, a graduate student lounge
and a Judaic library and reading room. The center will be able to
accomodate Penn's 6,000 Jewish students.
ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 4, at 11 a.m. The
University community is invited to attend.
new Steinhardt Hall, Hillel at Penn has been named after Penn
alumnus Michael Steinhardt (W60), who contributed significant
funding to the project. Mr. Steinhardt is the founder of the
investment corporation Steinhardt Partners located in New
York City. His son David is also a Penn graduate (C'91).
Hall will be located on 39th Street between Walnut and Locust
Streets and construction is expected to begin in November
of this year with completion anticipated in the spring of
Judy and Michael Steinhardt at the Hillel
Hall Site Plan
Site Plan rendering by Jacobs/Wyper, Architects
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 6, October 2, 2001
October 2, 2001
Volume 48 Number 6