Georgia Tech: Harrison Residence Hall – Atlanta GA

City:
Atlanta, GA

Site Type:
Education and Health, Colleges and Universities

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Public Works Administration (PWA)

Started:
1938

Designer:
M. L. Jorgensen

Contractor:
Griffin Construction Company

Description

“Tech’s development continued in the Fall of 1938 with the announcement that the Board of Regents, with Public Works Administration assistance, would spend $350,000 for the construction of four buildings and an addition to a fifth. Work began on the Howell and Harrison Dormitories by December of 1938.”

Source notes

The Architectural Development of Georgia Tech: A Thesis Presented To The Faculty of the Division of Graduate Studies, by Warren E. Drury III. June 1984 (pg. 183) https://group20.pbworks.com/f/drury_warren_e_198405_ms_277217.pdf

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 15, 2015.

Location Info


Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA 30332

Coordinates: 33.772736, -84.390879

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