University Center at Knowledge Park

Within the developing Knowledge Park district that will connect Winthrop University to Old Town Rock Hill, two mixed-use developments are revitalizing the historic site of Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Company (locally known as “The Bleachery”). ESP has proudly provided a wide range of engineering, landscape architecture, and construction-phase services in support of these projects from initial phase through continued development.

University Center at Knowledge Park / Aerial Before University Center at Knowledge Park / Aerial After

University Center’s 23-acre site includes Rock Hill Sports & Event Center; three renovated historic buildings for office, retail, and restaurant; The Nest student housing, Cambria Hotel, and market-rate apartments; and outdoor amenities such as a dog park, public green space, amphitheater, and urban plaza. Located at its southern edge, The Thread adds a fourth renovated historic building for office, retail, and restaurant.


Rock Hill, SC


23 acres



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