Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Eliza Kelly Hall

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Institution Name: Clarke College
Original/Historic Place Name: Conservatory of Music and Art
Location on Campus: Southeast campus
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1907original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: local limestone
Walls: plaster
Roof: tile
1907-present (2007)academic department building (art, music, drama, and communication)

Significance: architecture, education, history
Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

Built in the Italian Renaissance style, this is the last of the five inaugural campus buildings. The four previous buildings were all destroyed in a devastating campus fire in 1984. (Additional information is appended).

I. Bibliographic sources:

Mulholland, Mary Ambrose. Clarke Lives! Dubuque, IA: Clarke College, 1993.

II. Location of other data:
University: Special Collections

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