Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Barnard-Jones Administration Building

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Institution Name: Kentucky Wesleyan College
Original/Historic Place Name: Administration Building
Location on Campus: 3000 Frederica St. (central campus)
Date(s) of Construction:
1952-1953original construction Poundstone Ayers & Goodwin
Designer: Poundstone Ayers & Goodwin
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Beaux-Arts classicism, Colonial revival (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick
Roof: slate
ca. 1952library
ca. 1952-present (2006)faculty offices
ca. 1952-present (2006)classrooms
ca. 1952-present (2006)administration
ca. 2004-present (2006)chapel

The building is in very good condition after 50 years. It was the first building built on our new campus and is Kentucky Wesleyan's signature building. For many years it was the heart of our academic programs because it was practically the only place in which classes were taught.


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