Look for a “For Sale” sign soon to appear on the Harrisburg riverfront property that has served as headquarters for Pennsylvania’s state university system for the past 28 years.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education was given the green light from the General Assembly to sell the Dixon University Center, the nearly 6.5-acre campus that sits along Front Street and stretches across North Second Street. It is named in honor of Fitz Eugene Dixon Jr., a wealthy Philadelphia area philanthropist who was the system’s founding and longtime board chairman.
Next up is looking for potential buyers for the property and the six brick-faced edifices and an underground parking garage on it.
System spokesman David Pidgeon said the system is in the process of selecting a Realtor to handle the sale of the property.
“Selling the Dixon University Center is an important example of the innovation agenda the State System