Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Saint Francis Hall

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Institution Name: Saint Leo University
Original/Historic Place Name: Saint Francis Hall
Location on Campus: central
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1951original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Materials:
Foundation: masonry
Walls: masonry
Roof: tile
 
    Function:
ca. 1951-1957classroom
ca. 1951-1957president's house
ca. 2004-present (2007)administration

Significance: history
Landmark designation:
none
Narrative: see below
References: see below
 

Narrative:
Saint Francis Hall served as a primary student classroom building and as a residence for the preparatory school headmaster, a Benedictine priest. It continued in that use until 1957, when additional classrooms were built and the institution began transitioning from a prep school to a two year and then a four year institution.

It currently holds the offices of the President, Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs, Business, and University Advancement. Other administrative offices, including Alumni Affairs, Human Resources, Finance and Accounting, and Institutional Research, are also located in the building
 

References:
I. Bibliographic sources:

Horgan, James R. Pioneer College: The Centennial History of Saint Leo College, Saint Leo Abbey, and Holy Name Priory. Saint Leo, FL: Saint Leo College Press, 1989.

II. Location of other data:
 

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