Sep 15, 2011
Humboldt State University will conduct the Grand Opening of its new College Creek Apartment complex on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the facility’s Great Hall, One Harpst Street, Arcata.
The $47 million complex is home to 434 students in four buildings, providing them with modern amenities including furnished kitchens with microwaves and dishwashers. A typical unit houses three bedrooms, double occupancy, with two baths and a living area.
College Creek also has a state-of-the-art retail and market space, a 10,594 square foot community center and a regulation NCAA synthetic turf soccer field made of recycled rubber.
The complex is bounded by 14th Street to the south, College Avenue (“Willow Walk”) to the east, Harpst Street to the north and L.K.Wood Boulevard to the west. Construction funding was provided by state bonds separate from the university’s operating and academic budgets.
Construction funding was provided by state bonds separate from the University’s operating and academic budgets. The bonds are being repaid by rent from student residents.
Humboldt State President Rollin Richmond, CSU Chancellor Charles Reed and John Rollings of RSK Associates, the San Francisco architect, will make brief remarks at Thursday’s event.
The ceremony is open to the public and attendees will be able to tour one of the apartments.