Busey Residence Hall | University of Illinois Archives

Title:
Busey Residence Hall
Date:
C.A. 1927
Description:

Image depicts the Busey Residence Hall, formerly known as the Women's Residence Hall. Named residence hall by the former President Edmund J. James, the hall was built in 1917 and was both the first womens dormitory, and the first dormitory in general, on campus. Designed in a Georgian Revival style (note the columns, symmetrical limestone facades, and Palladian windows that typified many buildings on campus) by campus planners Charles Platt and James White. In the background of the image is Laura B. Evans Hall, formerly known as West Hall. Busey Hall remains a womens only dorm on campus, yet Evans Hall has become mens only. The building can be located at 1111 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, Illinois

Due to the volatile nature of Nitrate film, digital copies can be found here:

https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/cfs_files/54134984

Phys. Desc:
Digital File can be found in JP_2 and TIF
ID:
2630002_BUI_BuseyResHall_1
Repository:
University of Illinois Archives
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Copyright Bernard A. Strauch.

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