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Boston University Myles Standish Hall
Boston University Myles Standish Hall
Boston University Myles Standish Hall
Boston University Myles Standish Hall
Boston University Myles Standish Hall
Boston University Myles Standish Hall

VERTEX served as Owner’s Project Manager for the renovation of the Boston University Myles Standish Residence Hall project. This project was a complete renovation of the existing Myles Standish Hall and Myles Annex dormitories. Myles Standish is a 9-story building plus a basement constructed in 1925. The Myles Annex is a 4-story building plus a basement built in 1920. Myles Standish and the Annex have a combined total of 204,000 square feet. The project included new suite layouts, new elevators, plumbing, fire protection, mechanical and electrical systems. The exterior façade included approximately 80% replacement of brick and cast stone and all new windows and roof. The project was completed in three phases. The phased construction allowed BU to partially occupy the building with approximately 375 students.

Phase 1: May 2016 – August 2017
Phase 2: May 2017 – August 2018
Phase 3: May 2018 – August 2018

Address:  610 Beacon Street, Boston

Square Footage:  204,000 approx

Type of Project: Renovation

Designer:  MDS/Miller Dyer Spears

Contractor/CM:  Shawmut Design and Construction

Actual/Estimated Date of Completion:  August 2018

Project Cost:  $115M


Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Award, 2020
Demonstrating the highest level of commitment to Boston’s historic character

Preservation MA Paul & Niki Tsongas Award, 2018
Recognizing the very best in historic preservation efforts across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Total miles of drywall installed
1,221,403 sq ft total; 30,535 total pieces of 4’x10′ or 305,350 LF (57.83 miles)

Total number of drywall screws for board install

Total number of buckets of compound

Total number of rolls of drywall tape
2100 rolls or 525,000LF of tape

Total number of masonry anchors installed

Total number of windows installed

Total number of man hours spent on the project

Total number of new bricks installed

Total gallons of paint used

Number of pages in the Operations & Maintenance Manual

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This project was originally awarded to Compass which is now part of The Vertex Companies, LLC.