Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Jennie E. Lane House

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Institution Name: Lane College
Original/Historic Place Name: Jennie E. Lane House
Location on Campus: 480 La Conte Ave.
Date(s) of Construction:
1993acquired by college
n.d.original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Regionalist/Vernacular, Other (Glossary)
Significance: culture, history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: cement
Walls: brick
Roof: asphalt
ca. 1993private residence
ca. 2004-present (2006)other (branch of college's computer center)

This house, acquired by the college in 1993, is named in memory of Jennie E. Lane. Ms. Lane was the daughter of Bishop Isaac Lane and the first teacher at the college. She later married Nelson Caldwell Cleaves, for whom Cleaves Industrial Hall is named.


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