Wilkes University - Michelini Hall

Student residence renovation, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes University partnered with a private developer to renovate an existing student residence in order to provide high-end housing for freshmen honors students.

Studio m provided architectural services & coordinated University needs, developer requirements, and various campus services & amenities.

Formerly named Barre Hall, the tall-gabled home at West River and West Ross Streets was built circa 1873, as a home for Richard Sharpe, the founder of a local mining firm. Its architecture is characteristic of the High Victorian Gothic style popular in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.

West River Street View
West River Street View

Michelini Renovated Exterior

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Entry Hall
Entry Hall

Michelini existing wood wainscoat and stair were preserved during renovations.

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Entry Hall
Entry Hall

Michelini Updated Entry Area

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Student Kitchen
Student Kitchen

Michelini Kitchen Renovations

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Lounge Room
Lounge Room

Michelini Updated Student Areas

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