A five-building, 120-unit complex on South Plymouth Avenue near Barton Street across the Genesee River from the River Campus, Riverview Apartments serves as a residence hall for students. This new collegiate village helps meet the growing housing needs for University of Rochester students.
The apartments, which are about a 10-minute walk across a pedestrian bridge to campus, are available only to University students. Because the apartments are new, they offer amenities not available in existing campus housing—air conditioning and separate living rooms and kitchens.
There are a combination of two- and four-bedroom units in the mix of three- and four-story buildings. Each building has laundry and vending facilities. The parking lot accommodates about 300 cars.
“We’re not part of an isolated bubble that’s surrounded by a river, a cemetery, and a hospital,” says Mollie Foust, a KEY Scholar and community assistant at Riverview, a new apartment building leased by the University for upperclassmen. “Students are part of a larger community and people are starting to see that.” Read Feature Article »»