Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Conservatory of Music

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Institution Name: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Original/Historic Place Name: Conservatory of Music
Location on Campus: west side of the Avenue, north of Guerin Hall
Date(s) of Construction:
1911original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Beaux-Arts classicism, Other (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: three-story structure of white brick and Bedford limestone
ca. 1913-present (2006)auditorium (Cecilian Auditorium)
ca. 1913-present (2006)academic department building (music)

The Conservatory of Music was constructed at the same time as Guerin Hall and is also in the Italian Renaissance style. The College recently replaced the roof and revised the electrical systems. The College also restored plaster columns and bordering in the Cecilian Auditorium.

The building houses classrooms, chorus rooms, studios, music faculty offices, and the Cecilian Auditorium.


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