North Carolina State University: Becton Residence Hall – Raleigh NC

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The Public Works Administration built the Eighth Dormitory at North Carolina State College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Today the dormitory is still in service under the name Becton Residence Hall. Construction of new dormitory building consists of brick load-bearing exterior walls, steel columns with bar joists and concrete slab floor construction, and steel roof trusses with Porete slab and slate shingle roof. The interior finish was plaster with wood trim and Bruce block flooring.

Source notes

North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, Major College Projects of the Public Works Administration [photo album], in University Archives Photograph Collection - Campus Facilities and Views Photographs: Box 70, Folder 34; North Carolina State University, University Archives Reference Collection, University Buildings, Sites, Landmarks Files: Box 1; “Freshman Quadrangle, WPA buildings” [photograph, ca. 1939, source].

Project originally submitted by Todd Kosmerick on May 30, 2019.

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Location Info


2231 Dunn Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27695

Location notes: On the campus of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Coordinates: 35.7824482, -78.6665112

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