Rutgers University The Yard & RAB
The Yard at College Avenue • Rutgers University • New Brunswick, New Jersey • Elkus Manfredi Architects
Part of the College Avenue Redevelopment Initiative, The Yard serves as the new “front porch” for the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. This 14-story, U-shaped on-campus apartment building features 16- single-bedroom apartments (up to four bedrooms per unit) can house 465 students. Riddled with common areas, The Yard features a two-level sky lounge on the top floor where students have views of the New York City skyline, a 25,000-sq.ft. public green space which; and moveable outdoor seating with a 320-sq.ft. LED outdoor monster for sporting and cultural events. Retail space, mainly featuring various types of restaurants are located on the main floor of the building.