Towson University plans to convert an off-campus Marriott hotel it owns into a dorm next year in hopes easing a shortage of student housing at the growing institution.
University President Kim Schatzel announced the hotel conversion project Thursday during her spring address on campus.
The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel is at York Road
So, if you want to draw a crowd on a college campus, offer up free ice cream. Earlier this week, dozens of students lined up at the ice cream truck parked outside the Towson University Union It was one of the inauguration week events for University President Kim Schatzel. She was out there working
Towson Associates LLC, the owners of 305 W. Chesapeake Ave., are asking for a zoning change that would allow the development of a dormitory for Towson University students.
Source: Student dorm proposed at Bosley and Chesapeake in Towson – Towson Flyer
“Every cloud has a silver lining,” reads the sign in developer David Schlachman’s conference room.
The Towson resident said he understands community concerns that his 101 York student housing and retail project is too dense and lacking in open space.”
These people love Towson, too,” he said of his critics. “We just have different
The developer of the much-debated 101 York Road, a proposed student housing and commercial development, has agreed to withdraw the project for consideration at the request of Baltimore County Councilman David Marks.
Marks said the project, previously proposed at 13 stories tall, has been substantially revised in the past month to the point where