Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Benjamin Fine Administration Building

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Institution Name: Florida Southern College
Original/Historic Place Name: Benjamin Fine Administration Building
Location on Campus: West Campus - Johnson Ave.
Date(s) of Construction:
1948original construction Wright, Frank Lloyd
Designer: Frank Lloyd Wright
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Modern/post-WWII (Glossary)
Significance: architecture
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: concrete
Walls: concrete textile block
Roof: built-up
 
Function:
ca. 1948library
ca. 2004-present (2006)classrooms
ca. 2004-present (2006)administration
 

Narrative:
One of the West Campus buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
 

References:

Florida Southern College. Historic American Buildings Survey report and photos. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, [n.d.].

Florida Southern College: The First Hundred Years. Lakeland, FL: Florida Southern College, 1985.

Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly 12, no. 3 (2001).

Little, J. Rodney, and Phillip A. Werndli. Florida Southern College Architectural District. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1975.

 

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