Adamson Hall

Location

Corner of Avenue J and Bowers Boulevard
Map | ID#: 0124


Timeline

1957:
Constructed
Unit D (D-4) Tex-41-CH-31 [1,2]

2000:
Demolished


Demographics

Namesake:
William Adamson

Architect:
Unknown

Contractor:
Unknown


About

Adamson Hall was one of the nine dormitory units that was part of the Departmental Dorm complex, located at the northeastern corner of Avenue J and 20th Street.

The two-story residence was classified as the physics dorm, or building G. It was demolished to make way for AB4.

Photographs


Departmental Dorms

Adamson Hall and the other original eight Departmental Dorms (c.1970).


Departmental Dorms

Adamson Hall and the other remaining four Departmental Dorms (c.1997).



Sources

[1] Minutes from the Board of Regents (Feb. 28, 1958)
[2] SHSC Revenue Bond Buildings (c.1965)

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