Kent State University: McGilvrey Hall – Kent OH

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The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Science classroom building for Kent State University.

“A federal grant, coupled with a $650,000 appropriation from the state, led to approval of plans for a new science building in 1938.”

Source notes

Personal knowledge. My father taught in that building 1944-1959.

Bronze plaque in the building crediting the Works Progress Administration.

https://www.record-courier.com/article/20150719/OPINION/307199779

Project originally submitted by Geoff Thompson on February 28, 2021.
Additional contributions by Jennifer Mapes.

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Location Info


325 S. Lincoln St.
Kent, Ohio 4240

Coordinates: 41.14423, -81.33659633957588

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