Virginia Tech: East Campbell Hall – Blacksburg VA

Description

Virginia Tech’s East Campbell Hall dormitory was constructed as part of a Public Works Administration (PWA) project. Also known as Campbell Hall’s east wing, the structure was constructed in 1940; whereas Main Campbell Hall was built in 1930, prior to the advent of the New Deal.

Source notes

Virginia Tech: https://history.unirel.vt.edu/physical_plant/campus_buildings.html (accessed Jul. 13, 2022)

"New Buildings at V. P. I.," Richmond Times Dispatch, Jul. 31, 1940 (pg. 6): https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/828026206

"Ten Buildings Dedicated," The New York Times, August 11, 1940: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1940/08/11/94836807.pdf

 

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 13, 2022.

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Location Info


320 Drillfield Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Coordinates: 37.226101, -80.421392

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