Transfer House to become site for ‘green’ dorm

Christina Chaey

The location for the new Group Residence for Environmental Engagement will be at 2251 Sheridan Road, currently the Transfer House, officials announced Friday.

GREEN will be an exclusive-use living unit similar in structure to Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota, NU’s two music-oriented residences, according to Mark D’Arienzo, director of undergraduate housing. It will house a mix of about 25 upperclassmen and 25 freshmen, SEED co-chair Jesse Sleamaker said in an email.

Plans for a more ecologically-friendly building may be in the works for the 2009-2010 academic year, D’Arienzo said.

Read more in Monday’s DAILY.