Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
University Mall

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Institution Name: LeTourneau University
Original/Historic Place Name: University Mall
Location on Campus: 2100 S. Mobberly Ave.
Date(s) of Construction:
1970original construction
1991Belcher Tower dedication
Designer:
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, history, landscape, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Function:
1970-present (2006)outdoor space
 

Narrative:
The University mall catches the eye of visitors entering the campus and visually guides them toward the Belcher bell tower and the R. G. LeTourneau Memorial and Student Center. A stroll around the mall gives visitors the opportunity to read the historical markers on Harmon Army General Hospital and Texas State Historical Markers on the engineering and missionary accomplishments of R.G. LeTourneau.
 

References:

Durham, Kenneth R. Jr. LeTourneau University's First 50 years. Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company, 1995.

Minutes and reports of the Strategic Planning Committee. 1969-1991. Archives, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX.

 

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