Sansom Commons & The Hilton Inn At Penn

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Architect: Elkus-Manfredi Architects

O’Donnell & Naccarato provided structural engineering design services for the University of Pennsylvania’s fast-tracked, mixed-use retail and hotel development. The 305,000 SF project includes The Hilton Inn at Penn, a 259-room, 195,000 SF hotel and the adjacent 56,000 SF campus bookstore structure that houses 54,000 SF of retail shops and restaurants. The bookstore and retail components are constructed of composite steel and concrete framing. The The Hilton Inn at Penn is constructed of precast concrete floor planks supported by a steel frame.