Old Main Building


Building Name

Old Main Building


Originally used for all administrative functions until Boone Hall was built, also provided classroom and library space. The original building was a brick structure three stories high, with a recessed front door and an ornamented cornice. All windows feature simple upper and lower pediments. The first floor provided a room for the model school, one for the department of Physics and Chemistry, a small reception room and library. The second floor features were the recitation rooms and the main school room. One large room and a number of smaller rooms were on the third floor.

Year Constructed


Date Dedicated


Building Functions

Administration Offices, Classrooms, Library Room
Main Building; Old Pierce Hall

Original Cost


Architectural Style

Adamesque; after addition Queen Anne


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