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John C. Green School of Science

Date of Commission: 1872

Date of Occupancy: 1874

Other Dates in Building's History:

1871: President states that the "Board should take efficient steps to institute a School of Science." (TM, 29 Dec 1871)

1872: John C. Green gives $200,000 for the School of Science. (TM, 20 Sept 1872)

Dec 1872: Foundations laid. (TM, 18 Dec 1872)

1873: ..."in Sept 1873 the academic program was initiated and in 1874 the building was completed." (Selden, Legacy, p. 28)

1877: Addition designed by Edward D. Lindsey, Professor of Architecture at the School of Science.

26/27 Nov 1928: Destroyed by fire.

Architect(s): William Appleton Potter

Donor(s): John Cleve Green

Named for: John Cleve Green

Function: Science Building

Style: High Victorian Gothic