Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Central campus

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Institution Name: Andrews University
Original/Historic Place Name: Central campus
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
ca. 1940s-1950soriginal construction Harper, Homer Knox, Robert V. Settenberg & McGrath
Designer: Homer Harper; Ropert V. Knox; Settenberg and McGrath
Type of Place: Building group
Style: Modern/post-WWII, Other, Other (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, landscape
Narrative: see below
References: see below
ca. 2004-present (2006)outdoor space

The majority of the campus's central classroom buildings were constructed during the 1940s and 1950s and were the first non-wood buildings constructed on campus. The construction is brick with Indiana limestone trim. Although the architectural style has not been documented, it is generally accepted that these buildings are examples of either a Prairie style or hybrid Prairie/Collegiate Gothic style.


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