Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Saint Edward Hall

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Institution Name: Saint Leo University
Original/Historic Place Name: Saint Edward Hall
Location on Campus: central campus
Date(s) of Construction:
1926original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Modern/pre-WWII, Regionalist/Vernacular, Other (Glossary)
Significance: history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: masonry
Walls: masonry
Roof: tile and shingle
ca. 1926residence hall
ca. 2004-present (2006)faculty offices
ca. 2004-present (2006)administration

Saint Edwards served as the primary student facility starting when Saint Leo University was a prep school and continued in that use through its transition to a two year and then a four year college. When new residence halls were built, the building was converted to faculty and administrative office use.


Horgan, James R. Pioneer College: The Centennial History of Saint Leo College, Saint Leo Abbey, and Holy Name Priory. Saint Leo, FL: Saint Leo College Press, 1989.


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