Vantaggio Student Hotel
San Diego, California

Salerno/Livingston Architects provided architectural and structural engineering services for this 120,000 SF, 4-story, 122-unit residential student hotel, which included fully furnished studios and 1-2 bedroom units. The hotel provides housing for law school, medical school and other college students, as well as for medical and legal professionals beginning their careers in downtown San Diego.

Amenities included a copy and computer center linked to school libraries, several study lounges, an espresso bar, a convenience store, laundry facilities, and maid service. This multi-purpose student housing/hotel is designed to integrate with the historical character of Downtown San Diego's Little Italy. The structure is built over one level of a subterranean concrete parking garage on a historic neighborhood site.