Exterior photo of University of Louisville Belknap Residence Hall

University of Louisville Belknap Village North

Louisville, KY


  • Assignment: Construction Manager 
  • Architect: JRA Architects/CSO
  • Mechanical Engineer: Loftus
  • Structural Engineer: Brown & Kubican
  • Civil Engineer: Civil Design Inc.


A 130,225 sf residence hall with single and double-occupancy rooms and 482 total beds. The project also includes the 30,000 sf University of Louisville Cultural, Diversity and Equity Center and demolition of Threlkeld Hall.


  • Messer performed demolition and construction on an active university campus while maintaining a safe and secure job site. The project was completed with zero recordable incidents.
  • To prepare for demolition and construction of a second residence hall next door, Messer completed the project one month early to maintain student bed-capacity.
  • We achieved 16% M/WBE participation.
  • 2022 ICF Builder Award – Best Multifamily

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