New boutique hotel, the Study, opens in University City

University City's newest hotel, the 212-guest-room Study, has begun taking reservations this week as part of a "soft opening," its owner and developer, New York-based Hospitality 3 LLC, said in a release.

The 145,000-square-foot, 10-story boutique hotel, built on land leased from Drexel University at the corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets, is Hospitality 3's second Study property, after a location at the Yale University campus in Connecticut.

The Study at University City was designed by Philadelphia architecture studio Digsau. Its restaurant, called C0-op, is led by locally based chef Craig Russell, according to the release.

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