Swain Hall West (I.U.) – Bloomington IN

New Deal Agencies:
Completed:
Designers:
Quality of Information:
Marked:
Site Survival:
View Project in a Separate Window

Description

The Physical Science Building (now Swain Hall West) houses Indiana University’s Physics and Astronomy departments. Estimates for building construction began in 1938, and the building was completed in 1940 by the Federal Works Agency (FWA).

Source notes

IU Board of Trustee Minutes: http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/iubot/view?docId=1938-06-09.xml&chunk.id=d1e113&toc.depth=1&toc.id=d1e113&brand=iubot&text1=physical%20science%20building&op1=and&op2=and&field1=text&field2=text&field3=text&startDoc=41#

IU Building Information: http://buildinginfo.indiana.edu/DisplayBuildingFG.cfm?BuildingCode=BL027

Project originally submitted by Jessica George on November 4, 2015.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

Location Info


727 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47405

Coordinates: 39.165747, -86.526046

Leave a Reply

Before leaving a comment, please note:

  • Comments allow viewers to share information with others or alert us to errors or changes in a New Deal site.
  • We are not involved in the management of New Deal sites and have no information about visits, hours or rentals.
  • This page shows all the information we have for this site; if you have new information or photos to share, click below.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.