Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Aurelius Hall

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Institution Name: Saint Vincent College
Original/Historic Place Name: Aurelius Hall
Location on Campus: 300 Fraser Purchase Rd.
Date(s) of Construction:
1922original construction Strong, Carlton
Designer: Carlton Strong
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Gothic revival, Other (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, culture, education, engineering, history, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: stone
Walls: brick
Roof: metal
ca. 1922residence hall (originally seminarians, later freshmen)
ca. 2004-present (2006)other (unoccupied, soon to be redeveloped into the McKenna School of Business and Government)

Currently the building is mostly unoccupied, although plans are being developed for its renovation. The building has been an important part of Saint Vincent College for 80 years. Almost every resident student in that time period began their studies while living in this building. It was designed by Carlton Strong, a renowned regional architect, and is one of the best examples of his work.


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