Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Berry Hall

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Institution Name: Chatham University
Original/Historic Place Name: Bissell-Hammond House
Location on Campus: Woodland Rd.
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1895original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: none specified
Walls: none specified
Roof: none specified
1895-1962private residence
1962-?residence hall
2000-present (2007)admissions office

Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

Berry Hall was purchased by the university in 1962 and named in honor of George A. Berry, a member of the first Board of Trustees. An example of the Federal-style revival architecture seen in New England, Berry Hall serves as the home of the Office of Admissions.

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