In 2011, the city announced it would be hosting one of the largest sporting events in the world — but there was an important question left unanswered: Where will all the visitors sleep?
Accessibility for people with disabilities is something that rarely crosses people’s mind if they aren’t affected by the issue. However, VCU wants to change that and bring the issue to the forefront of discussions.
Silver wire fences, heavy machinery and concrete adorn the city blocks. Odd bits of modern and contemporary architecture take root where brick-face real estate once stood. What was once flat terrain becomes tall, both in structure and in power.
CT Housing Guide
VCU is a unique school in hundreds of ways, primarily because of its urban-centered campus. While this is a great place for students to become acclimated to city living, it can make the transition from on-campus to off-campus housing a bit more difficult than on other campuses. VCU doesn’t require students to live on-campus, and has a lottery system for upperclassmen housing, so finding off-campus housing is the route many students take.