Virginia Tech: Military Building – Blacksburg VA

Description

Now known as the Military Building, what was originally the utilities building was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project in the mid-1930s. It was one of four buildings on the campus completed as part of a massive PWA-sponsored project that cost $1.2 million. The building has since been expanded.

PWA Docket No. VA 1790.

Source notes

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

"Virginia Tech Campus from the Clouds," Richmond Times Dispatch, Jul. 31, 1935 (pg. 4): https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/827984080/

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

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Location Info


320 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Coordinates: 37.231690, -80.421689

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