Winthrop University is a key asset of the Knowledge Park because of their leadership in forward progress. The proposed plan includes approximately 505 bedrooms for Winthrop students.
The proposed size of the community is 120 units initially, with the potential for additional phases. This development is geared to serve the 55+ active Winthrop community.
The Lowenstein Building will be revitalized into a 160k SF office space, civic, & restaurant property. Knowledge economy businesses that are drawn to the advanced technology, targeted incentives, and business environment found here.
The Lowenstein Building will pay tribute to Rock Hill’s history by being home to Anderson Motorworks and the Bleachery Museum.
Home to the new Rock Hill Street Car, it also will entertain many indoor sporting events (including cheerleading, gymnastics and volleyball competitions).
Introducing Urban Lifestyle housing opportunities to Knowledge Park with walk-up flats. Within the Knowledge Park, there is a market opportunity for diverse housing options in this compact, urban setting.
The hotel would likely offer 90-100 rooms as well as meeting facilities. Additional services, such as a restaurant, are possible.
The historic and iconic boiler plant building in Old Town offers a great hub for a brewery, outdoor market and gather spot for locals.
To support the growing and active downtown atmosphere, the proposed plan includes developing an outdoor band stand and park perfect for events and festivals.
Taking advantage of the Carolina weather, it is important to provide folks with a greenway that runs throughout Knowledge Park.