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Media Advisory - Queen’s welcomes media to view its newest student residence on Albert Street

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Local media have a unique opportunity to tour the new 334-bed Albert Street Residence as part of a public open house being held ahead of the arrival of students for the 2022 fall term.
The new residence has integrated two of the original five house from the site into its design and has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.   It provides a modern, sustainable, and inclusive living space for students. The residence features some unique elements as well, including nap pods, a prayer space, and a service animal washing station.

What: Media is invited to tour the new residence

When:  Tuesday, August 30, 10-11am

Where: 156 Albert Street, Kingston, ON, near the corner  of Union Street on Queen’s Main Campus

Who: Available to speak to the media are:

  • Leah Wales, Executive Director, Housing and Ancillary Services
  • John Witjes, Associate Vice Principal, (Facilities)

More information on the new Albert Street Residence, including project news and links, can be found here.

Please RSVP to Julie Brown to confirm attendance.

Julie Brown
Manager, Media Relations
Queen’s University