University Hall (Brown University)


University Hall (Brown University)

Infobox_nrhp | name = University Hall, Brown University
nrhp_type =nhl



caption ="Front View"
location= Providence, Rhode Island
lat_degrees = 41 | lat_minutes = 49 | lat_seconds = 34 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 71 | long_minutes = 24 | long_seconds = 14 | long_direction = W
area =
built =1770
architect= Unknown
architecture= Renaissance
designated= June 13, 1962cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=7&ResourceType=Building
title=University Hall, Brown University |accessdate=2008-06-29|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
]
added = October 15, 1966cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2008-04-15|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private
refnum=66000003

The University Hall at Brown University is the oldest building on campus. Built in 1770, it was originally known as the "College Edifice". [ [http://www.brown.edu/Administration/News_Bureau/Databases/Encyclopedia/search.php?serial=U0040 From Martha Mitchell’s "Encyclopedia Brunoniana": University Hall] ] . The building has been used for many different aspects of the University of the years. It currently houses the president's office on the first floor, facing the middle campus in space first occupied by the Commons, along with other administrative offices. The building became a National Historic Landmark in 1962.

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"First Known Engraving (1795)"

"A winter view (1997)"

Stephen Hopkins with University Hall in the background.

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