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Image 9 of Catalogue of the Officers, Studies, and Students of the State College of Kentucky, Lexington, Volume 5 (Session ending 1906 June 7)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

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STATE COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. 5 ». 0 Science Hall —-This hall, built during the year 1897 for the departments T 1 1 Of Natural Science, is 96 x 97 feet, of pressed brick, trimmed with Bowling ·‘ { B — Green stone, The wide halls, the numerous and spacious lecture rooms, ‘ - { laboratories and oihces in its three stories are conveniently arranged, well ; — i `. lighted, and the rooms are well furnished, Q , The Farm BILi]di7lg'5.—O11 the farm is a brick dwelling occupied by the i Director of the Station, and the usual buildings for the care of tools. the ; ; ·' _ protection of stock, and the like, , The Gymmzsium-—This imposing structure of pressed brick and Bed- ‘ , ford stone, 100 x 157 feet, with the central part three stories high, the right _ t f wing one and the left two, stands 150 feet north of the Main Building T and cost $30,000. . _ The first iioor of the central portion contains the Armory, lockers for Q t women, and the oiiices of the Commandant and the Physical Director. The ` · _ 1 second floor is occupied by Alumni Hall, the Trustees’ room, and a society A ; hall. The third door is divided into two society halls and a hall for the . Y. M. C. A. All these rooms are commodious and finely adapted to their » V purpose. The right wing, which is -1% x 95 feet, is used as a drill-room _ during bad weather. The basement of the left wing is set apart for baths, t lockers for men, wash-stands, closets, and a swimming pool The second floor, the gymnasium proper, is equipped with the best apparatus that could be procured. The building is finished in yellow pi11e, heated by steam, and lighted ` , by electricity. The New Siaiian B1¢ildz'1zg.—This house, on South Limestone, and a * fourth of a mile from the campus, was completed in the winter of 1904. The building is of two stories and the basement, of pressed brick with · oolitic limestone-trimmings. The foundation is of Kentucky gray lime- _ stone, faced with broken ashlar oolitic limestone, the balustrade of terra- _ cotta. A large portico, with columns extending from the first iloor line to , Q the pediment on a level with the cornice, forms an attractive feature of the V V building. The cornice is massive, with large brackets. ` The general design of the building, which is 114 feet long x 60 deep, is colonial, adhering as strictly as possible to classic proportions and combina- tions. i H1!/erson Ha//.—This large and handsome three-story structure, a home for the young \VO111€11 of the College, is now ready for occupancy. Pleas- ` antly located on South Limestone street, a fourth of a mile north of the { College, and on the street railway which lies along the western border of the spacious grounds; built durably of brick, stone, iron and wood, and made * J} practically fire-proof; with long and wide porches and with a large closet in F every room; with adequate provision for light, heat, ventilation and exer- * p cise, this Hall offers to 122 occupants, two in a room, everything needed for t` their health, safety, convenie11ce, comfort and physical culture. Cost of ground, building and equipment, $60,000. _ ._ . .,._. .. . ... f'