A six-story, 50,000 GSF facility, is planned for the Corner of 40 th and Walnut Streets and will include a ground floor McDonald’s restaurant. PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 13, 2023) – The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and McDonald’s USA, LLC (McDonald’s) announced the mixed-use redevelopment of...
The addition and renovation to the University of Pennsylvania Boarhouse, renamed as the Burk-Bergman Boathouse in honor of two legendary Penn Rowing coaches, was completed in late summer 2022. Originally constructed in 1875, and recognized for its historic significance at the local and national...
In December 2022, a ceremony was held to unveil a historical marker from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) outside the Palestra, honoring the historical significance of Penn's "Cathedral of College Basketball." Built at Penn in 1927, at the time the Palestra was one of the...
Penn Presents Progress in Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0 FY22 Annual Report Progress through FY22 on the University-wide Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0 sustainability goals. Progress on construction of a solar energy project, completion of a carbon footprint for Penn’s real...
Five Guys Five Guys has started serving its popular burgers, fries and shakes in its newest Philadelphia location at 3714 Spruce Street! Stop in today for a burger, hand cut fries, or one of 1,000 milkshake combinations, and see why Five Guys remains a worldwide customer favorite. Delco Steaks...
In June, the University of Pennsylvania announced that the next phase of development at the Pennovation Works campus would include a 455,000-square-foot life sciences facility along 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. The building will include roughly 387,000 square feet dedicated to biological...
An October 25th ceremonial groundbreaking, led by designer Stuart Weitzman and Penn President Liz Magill, marked the official beginning of the transformation of Weitzman Hall. Currently in the schematic design phase, Weitzman Hall, formerly known as the Morgan Building, will be renovated and...
The University of Pennsylvania's 2022 Green Purchasing Awards were recently granted to Danielle Cavalcanto, Associate Director of Interiors with the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) and the Division of Finance's Disbursements Department. Presented by Penn Procurement Services and Penn...
Visit the University website for more news, announcements, and resources related to the Penn campus response to COVID-19. https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/ Please visit School and Center sites for specific building and re-occupancy guidance. Facilities Resumption FAQ's Below are answers to frequently...
In October 2022, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a global higher education analystics company, announced that Penn ranks #2 in the nation and #8 globally in their 2023 World University Rankings for Sustainability. QS used eight indicators to test the universities basked on two measures: sustainability...

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