The Lion's Den and Dining Facility


Fort Smith, AR

Services Provided:

General Contracting


Allison Architects


University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

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  • The two residence halls and multi-purpose facility are sited to create a traditional collegiate quadrangle on a significant corner of the University campus.
  • The four-story residence halls contain 446 beds in a variety of suite-style room types with lounges on each floor to provide students with small gathering areas and study space.
  • During the evening, the food service areas of the dining facility can be cordoned off, allowing it to serve as a multi-purpose space for social function and University events.
  • The project is LEED® Silver certified.