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Unv. Of Baltimore Expects Gold, Seeks Platinum For New Law Center

Unv. Of Baltimore Expects Gold, Seeks Platinum For New Law Center

From the Baltimore Business Journal:

The University of Baltimore will break ground Thursday on the $107 million John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the corner of Charles Street and Mount Royal Avenue.

The 12-story building will be 190,000 square feet and feature a 300-seat mock courtroom and event space, 15 classrooms, 29 study spaces and a 32,000 square-foot library.

UB expects the construction will support 1,231 jobs and generate more than $174 million in economic activity.

The university is seeking a minimum U.S. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating and hopes to push that rating to platinum. The building is slated and open August 2012.

For the full article,  CLICK HERE. If the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center acheives LEED Platinum, it would make UB’s the only law school in the country to bear this status.  LEED is the national standard for sustainable design in the United States.