Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Bennett Building

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Institution Name: University of the Cumberlands
Original/Historic Place Name: Gray Brick Building
Location on Campus: Walnut St.
Date(s) of Construction: information unknown
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Victorian, Regionalist/Vernacular (Glossary)
Significance: culture, education, history, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: stone
Walls: brick
1955-present (2006)classrooms
1955-present (2006)academic department building

The Bennett Building, formerly named the Gray Brick Building, was built in 1907 and purchased from Highland College and the Congregationalists the same year, thus consolidating the two sides of the campus that are now the University of the Cumberlands. The building has been used as an administrative building and since 1955 has served as a classroom building.


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