Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Cook Center

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Institution Name: MidAmerica Nazarene University
Original/Historic Place Name: Cook Center
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
1999original construction Hollis & Miller Group Architects
Designer: Hollis and Miller Group Architects (Kansas City, MO)
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Contemporary (Glossary)
Significance: culture, education
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick
1999-present (2006)other (nursing offices and nursing lab)
1999-present (2006)classrooms (and laboratory)
1999-present (2006)gymnasium (with weight training and P.E. offices)

At 70,000 square feet, the Cook Center is the largest building on campus. It was constructed by J.E. Dunn at a cost of $8.2 million and was named for Dr. Ray Cook, chairman of the board of Trustees. Dr. Cook is a physician in Witchita, KS.


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