Watch what residents and the commissioners had to say.
On Monday Villanova University made a presentation to the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners about its proposed building project. Watch the presentation and discussion — which lasts about one hour and a half — starting at the video's 8:00 minute mark. The video is courtsey of John Haines, Sr.
Dormitories, retail spaces and a parking garage are part of the university's plan.
Watch the presentation about the proposed project made by Villanova University to Radnor Township's Board of Commissioners on Monday.
In lieu of seeking zoning relief, the school will propose a new zoning district in which it can build.
Five-story buildings. A four-story parking garage. Shorter building setbacks. These are items that would normally bring someone in front of the Radnor Township Zoning Hearing Board to seek zoning relief. But Villanova University, in its attempt to make a major campus transformation and addition, will instead propose a zoning overlay district for its campus and surrounding area. On Monday night, the township’s Board of Commissioners and residents got a glance at the university’s $200 million proposal for housing 1,160 undergraduates, parking for about 1,800 cars, an eatery and school bookstore and a performing arts center that would house theater department. The school says the project will not increase student enrollment. See a gallery of …