2012 – 2017 Master Plan Current Issues: 2. LeBow College of Business Updated 9.20.2013

Updated September 20, 2013. The installation of the LeBow College of Business building’s green roof is nearing completion. Take a look:

IMG_7188 IMG_7186IMG_7184 IMG_7183

Updated September 6, 2013. Construction on the LeBow College of Business building carries on as the university nears the start of the Fall 2013 quarter.

Take a look below for different views of the grand hall and atrium, which have been warmed by wood detailing and red accent walls:

IMG_7150 IMG_7151 IMG_7169

IMG_7148 IMG_7158 IMG_7166

An Executive MBA classroom boasts stately woodwork:

IMG_7159 IMG_7161
This computer lab benefits from a great deal of natural light:

A classroom in the building’s basement can accommodate up to 300 people:

IMG_7171 IMG_7173

Landscaping on the green roof has started:


Updated May 30, 2013. The construction of the LeBow College of Business building is coming along nicely as it approaches its grand opening this fall.

Future offices on upper-level floors are being fitted out with lateral beams:


On lower-level floors, newly installed sheetrock provides a greater sense of what the corridors and office spaces will feel like when the building opens:


Once the scaffolding is removed, the atrium will be filled with natural light:


The building’s terrace offers a wonderful, birds-eye view of the heart of Drexel’s campus (the future Perelman Plaza):


For those who prefer a city view, the terrace also boasts a remarkable skyline vista:


Upon completion, the white ground surface below will transform into a green roof abundant with various flora:

IMG_6888 IMG_6890

The light-filled room below will be an office when the LeBow project is completed:


The image below depicts a future classroom capable of seating 60 students:


Limestone will cover the walls of the building’s east-facing lobby:


The atrium is currently filled with scaffolding:


This basement classroom featured below can accommodate 300 students:


A stunning view of the west facade:


Updated April 25, 2013. As we move towards the LeBow College of Business building’s scheduled Fall 2013 opening, construction progresses beautifully. Take a look at the building’s exterior below:



IMG_6458 IMG_6461

Updated March 21, 2013. More railings have been installed on the beautifully-designed grand LeBow staircase. Take a look at the photos below:

LEBOWstaircase LEBOWstairs2

Updated March 11, 2013

LeBow’s sleek facade (south side of building):


Green is good! When construction is complete, LeBow will feature a green roof:


A view into the atrium:


LeBow will be home to a ground-level Starbucks:


View of atrium ceiling and terrace from the future green roof:


Updated October 22, 2012: A magnificent aerial view just taken in October, followed by arresting progress photographs of the atrium:

Updated September 5, 2012:  Steel is topped out:

Updated August 1, 2012:  The volume of the atrium emerges in this image looking north-east:

Looking west, the fifth-floor conference room projects into the atrium:

Looking south-west, the clips for suspending the monumental staircase are visible in the center of the image:

With each passing day, the extent to which the mass dominates this key location becomes more apparent.

Updated April 23, 2012:  The tower crane stands 240′ tall over the site:

The crane will be on-site until mid-November.

Updated March 6, 2012:  Samples of the limestone exterior of the LCoB are held up against the PISB for comparison and contrast:

The exterior will be comprised of a random mixture of stone panels with subtle differences in appearance

Updated August 26,2011:  Good fences make good neighbors…