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Pace University Opens 24-Story Dorm in Financial District

By Irene Plagianos | August 31, 2013 11:49am
 Pace University Opens New 24-Story Dorm in Financial District in August 2013 at 180 Broadway.
Pace's Financial District Dorm Opens
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FINANCIAL DISTRICT — Six hundred Pace University students have a new home in Lower Manhattan.

The university’s 24-story dormitory at 180 Broadway is opening Labor Day weekend for upperclassmen.

The high-rise, which took about two years to construct, includes a fitness center, staff offices and student common areas.

The lower levels of the building — which sits at the corner of John Street and Broadway, next to the restored Corbin Building and under-construction Fulton Center transit hub — will be home to an Urban Outfitters and a TD Bank, according to the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center.

Pace's Manhattan campus is just a few blocks away at 1 Pace Plaza, near the Brooklyn Bridge.

The university, long thought of as a commuter school, also has another nearby 600-student dorm in the works. The 29-story Beekman Street building is slated to be finished in 2015.