E. H. Young Theatre (housed in Blackstone Hall, Main Campus)
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Blackstone Hall, the first permanent brick building on the Berry campus and the first men's dining hall, sits among large oak trees facing Hoge Building, the original recitation hall. The red-brick building is an imposing example of neoclassical design, with its thick, white, Doric columns and porch the width of the building.
The front section of the building is two stories high; the central part is one story, originally with high ceilings and now modified to house the Berry College Theatre. A Berry professor designed and built the theatre with student assistance in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The original kitchen and office areas at the rear serve as departmental offices and storage areas. In addition, the basement houses one faculty office and the set design laboratory.
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Thomas, Kenneth H., Jr. The Berry Schools [Berry College]. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1978.