University of Arizona: Arizona State Museum South Building – Tucson AZ

Description

“These illustrations are of the new museum building on the campus of the University of Arizona. It is 76 by 140 feet with a museum room on the first floor 87 by 70 feet, two small rooms each 31 by 23 feet, and offices for the curator and staff. A mezzanine exhibition gallery extends around the building. Construction is semifireproof with exterior walls of brick trimmed with stone. The project was completed in March 1937. The project cost of $1,043,174 included 16 buildings for the university.”

The museum is located at 1013 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
1043174

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

National Archives Record Group 69-N

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on December 3, 2011.

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Location Info


University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85719

Location notes:

Coordinates: 32.234141, -110.953644

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