The Trojan Grill is a stand-alone casual dining spot and a center around which the university’s growing on-campus community is thriving. Situated along a major pedestrian path, the Trojan Grill also provides views and connectivity to the campus greenbelt and trail system. The indoor area is designed to comfortably seat 100 diners. It features a fireplace, a glass curtain wall facing the view, and an overhanging roof that offers solar screening and a defined connection from ground to roof. An outdoor dining area is adjacent, built to seat 75, and provides a comfortable, casual place to gather during pleasant weather.
Project Financing & Timeline
This project was funded by a $30 million bond issue recommended by the UA Little Rock Board of Visitors and approved by UA Trustees in October 2009. The project began in fall 2011, and it was completed in April 2012.
- Building Contractor: Baldwin and Shell
- Architectural Firm: Witsell Evans Rasco Architects/Planners
- Engineering Firms: Bernhard TME & Development Consultants, Inc.
The Trojan Grill received LEED® Silver Certification status from the U.S. Green Building Council. This is the first retail LEED Silver Certification in the state.
Photos courtesy of Witsell Evans Rasco Architects/Planners