Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Swallow Robin Hall

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Institution Name: Taylor University
Original/Historic Place Name: Swallow Robin Hall
Location on Campus: 236 W. Reade Ave. (Upland campus)
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1917original construction Unknown
1990renovation Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: none specified
Walls: none specified
Roof: none specified
ca. 1917-1991administration (including print shop and carpentry room)
ca. 1917-present (2007)residence hall

Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

Since it was built in 1917, Swallow Robin Hall has served as a residence hall, with service areas being located on the lower level. Nearly demolished during the 1980's, the structure was completely remodeled in 1990, allowing it to increase its residential capacity as well meet current code requirements.

I. Bibliographic sources:

Campus master plan. 1981. Taylor University, Upland, IN.

II. Location of other data:

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