development opportunity

223 N Water St Residence Hall

With an enrollment goal of 600, PCA&D students need more space for living and making. To that end, the College purchased the former Chameleon Club property – only two doors down from campus.

223 North Water Street provides ample room for growth. Our vision includes student housing, classroom and studio space, gallery and exhibition opportunities, an innovation studio, and performance space live performance design projects and contemporary multimedia installation.

Renovation Process

Phase I : Contract builder and architect to creatively reimage the building. Demolition of the interior to determine the scope of the renovation.

Phase II : Revisit plans with new information from demolition. Renovation of interior and exterior.

Building Vision

  • 31,376 square feet
  • 4 floors
  • Student Housing
  • Studio Space
  • Innovation Studio
  • Classroom Space
  • Gallery/Exhibition Space
  • Performance Hall
  • Retail Space on Prince St

3rd Floor : Student housing

2nd Floor : Student & resident staff housing

1st Floor : Student housing & performance/exhibition space

Gr. Floor : Performance/exhibition space, innovation studio, & classrooms

Cost Estimates

Phase I : $300,000

Phase II : $7,000,000

plan for 1st Floor : 9,010 S.F.

Interested in learning more?

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss donation possibilities with you. Email Dan Helwig at dhelwig@pcad.edu to get the conversation started.