Drexel University and American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) add local flavor to Chestnut Square, the newest urban mixed-use housing, with the announcement of featured eateries Zama’s second location coZara, Shake Shack®, Zavino and Joe Coffee.
Designed by internationally acclaimed Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the development will include two eight-story buildings that front Chestnut Street while maintaining an open entry corridor to the adjacent Creese Student Center. The broad use of glass at the street level combined with limestone will continue Drexel’s progress toward creating a pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use campus district enlivened by retail amenities.The building design will also include a 19-story residential tower at the corner of Chestnut and 32nd streets. In addition to the eateries, the two-story street-level space will include retail outlets, neighborhood restaurants, and a new corner entry into the Barnes and Noble. About American Campus Communities American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing communities in the United States. The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management, and operational management of student housing properties. American Campus Communities owns 160 student housing properties containing approximately 98,800 beds. Including its owned and third-party managed properties, ACC's total managed portfolio consists of 187 properties with approximately 121,300 beds. Visit americancampus.com or studenthousing.com.