Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Broad Hall

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Institution Name: Pitzer College
Original/Historic Place Name: Broad Hall
Location on Campus: center of campus
Date(s) of Construction:
1995original construction Gwathmey Siegel & Associates
Designer: Gwathemy Siegel & Associates (New York)
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Contemporary (Glossary)
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete; metal framing
Walls: drywall interior finishes
Roof: tar and gravel
1994-present (2006)other (anthropology resource apprenticeship, social science interview room, offices of Summer Institute of Language and Culture, and academic computing)
1994-present (2006)faculty offices
1994-present (2006)other (laboratories: psychology, paleoanthropology, and languages)
1994-present (2006)classrooms (computer)

Broad Hall was dedicated on November 14, 1994. It was named in honor of Pitzer's greatest benefactors, Life Trustee Eli Broad and his wife Edithye.

Broad Hall lies between Bernard and Mead Halls on the north side of Pitzer's central quadrangle. It is home to academic computing, a computer classroom, faculty offices, and the psychology, paleoanthropology, and language laboratories. Also housed in Broad Hall are the anthropology resource apprenticeship, a social science interview room, and the offices on the Summer Institute of Language and Culture.


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