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Ivy Corridor Projects

Architect rendering of the Ivy Corridor Public and Private Realm Project

Ivy Corridor Public & Private Realm

At the juncture of Emmet Street and Ivy Road, this 14.5 acre parcel of land, known as the Ivy Corridor, is a significant entry point to the University of Virginia and a critical link between North Grounds, Arts Grounds, and Central Grounds.

The Phase 1 Landscape project — anticipated to be complete fall 2023 — will provide storm water and other utility improvements; pedestrian, bicycle and transit accommodations along the north and south sides of Ivy Road; and a shared public landscape that will create an exceptional environment that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration and promotes active and engaged learning.

Data Science Facility

The site for the Data Science Facility is adjacent to Ivy Road and defines the southeastern edge of the Ivy Corridor site. The Data Science Facility is planned to be the first academic building completed in the University’s Ivy Corridor precinct.

The project — anticipated to be complete winter 2023 — will build a new four story, approximately 60,000 square-foot building. Major elements of the building include two 75-person classrooms, two 45-person classrooms, student study areas, faculty offices, research space, and generous amounts of public, interactive space that stimulates creativity. There will also be an accessible terrace on the fourth floor with a green roof.

Architect rendering of the Data Science Facility

Hotel and Conference Center

The new UVA Hotel and Conference Center will be developed on the adjacent parcel, west/southwest of the existing Emmet/Ivy Garage. This project will serve as the hospitality anchor to a new Arts and Academic precinct, connecting the North Grounds and Athletics precincts, with the Academical Village and Central Grounds.

The project — anticipated to be complete summer 2024 — will feature 217 guest rooms (inclusive of suites), approximately 25,000 square feet of Conference Center space, a full service restaurant, a café, outside terraces, and a rooftop bar. The overall size of the new hotel is approximately 220,000 gross square feet.

Architect rendering of the UVA Hotel and Conference Center

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Contact information

Ivy Corridor Public & Private Realm

Nat Perkins, Senior Project Manager
UVA Foundation
Office: (434) 982-5304
Cell: (434) 531-7387
nperkins@uvafoundation.com
Chris Hoy, Senior Supervisory Construction Administration Manager
Office: (434) 982-2846
Cell: (434) 962-5326
cjh6t@virginia.edu

Data Science Facility

Raleigh Roussos, Project Manager
Office: (434) 924-9600
Cell: (434) 987-4637
rnd2u@virginia.edu
Ted Nelson, Construction Administration Manager
Office: (434) 982-5393
Cell: (434) 422-1320
rtn7c@virginia.edu

Hotel and Conference Center

Steve Dempsey, Senior Supervisory Project Manager
Office: (434) 243-8140
Cell: (434) 962-2737
sjd2n@virginia.edu
Chris Hoy, Senior Supervisory Construction Administration Manager
Office: (434) 982-2846
Cell: (434) 962-5326
cjh6t@virginia.edu