University of Georgia: Laboratory Building – Athens GA

Description

“This project, known as the ‘Laboratory Building,’ is 2 stories and a basement in height. The basement contains the manual-training department, recreation rooms, an infirmary, a sewing room, kitchen, cafeteria, and the heating plant. On the first floor are 8 classrooms and the administrative offices. The second floor contains 10 classrooms and offices for instructors.

The construction is nonfireproof. The exterior walls are brick trimmed with limestone, and all the rest of the building is wood. The project was completed in January 1939 at a construction cost of $133,634 and a project cost of $137,178.”

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
137178

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).

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Location Info


University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Coordinates: 33.937592, -83.371482

3 comments on “University of Georgia: Laboratory Building – Athens GA

  1. Jamie Strickland

    Great resource! However, the picture listed as the Laboratory Building is actually on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

    • Yike, what a blunder! We’ll get that corrected ASAP. Thanks so much for calling this to our attention. DW

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