Fagin Hall

Fagin Hall

418 Curie Boulevard


Planning Strategy:
Claire M. Fagin Hall, built in 1972, is home to Penn's School of Nursing. The building's name pays tribute to Claire Fagin's remarkable lifelong achievements in nursing and her exemplary leadership at Penn as both the Dean of Nursing and Interim President of the University.

  • Phase 1 – New Entrance
  • Program: Renovation of building entrance, with new entrance courtyard, glazed lobby and café
  • Cost: $8.8M
  • Area: 13,700 GSF
  • Completion: August 2005
  • Phase 2 – 3rd and 4th Floors Renovation
  • Program: Renovation of the 4th floor roof garden/courtyard, offices, dean's suite, and exterior windows
  • Cost: $15M
  • Area: 40,000 GSF
  • Completion: Summer 2009
  • Phase 3 – 2nd Floor Renovation
  • Program: This phase included construction of a new Student Lounge and renovations to Alumni Hall; construction of classroom breakout and study group study spaces; upgrades to finishes in and lighting in public corridor spaces; fit out for relocation of School of Nursing Technology and Information Service; expansion and renovation of existing public restrooms; construction of new Computer lab; construction of new 80 seat classroom; HVAC renovation to second floor and penthouse systems; and installation of state of the art audio video systems
  • Cost: $3M
  • Area: 16,800 GSF
  • Completion: August 2010
  • Phase 4 – Teaching Labs
  • Program: Renovation of the existing chemistry lab space into Anatomy/Physiology meeting rooms for curriculum breakout sessions during the day and student team use in the evenings.
  • Cost: $1M
  • Area: 2,700 GSF
  • Completion: March 2012
  • Phase 5 – 1st Floor Simulation Lab
  • Program: Renovations to the nursing simulation labs, university classrooms, restrooms and corridors
  • Cost: $5.5M
  • Area: 21,500 GSF
  • Completion: August 2013

SMP Architects

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