Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Institute for Adult Learning

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Institution Name: Ohio Valley University
Original/Historic Place Name: Administration Building
Location on Campus: south campus
Date(s) of Construction:
1963original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Modern/post-WWII (Glossary)
Significance: history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: unknown
Walls: block
Roof: flat, tar-covered
ca. 1963classrooms
ca. 1963administration
ca. 1966auditorium
ca. 1966library
ca. 2004-present (2006)other (houses Institute for Adult Learning)

The Old Administration Building was the first permanent structure built on the 133 acre site purchased in 1958. It was the center of college life and academics until 1995.


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