Brooks and Hewitt Halls

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Brooks and Hewitt Halls
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Hewitt Hall, October 2009
Brooks and Hewitt Halls is located in New York City
Brooks and Hewitt Halls
Location Jct. W. 116th St. and Claremont Ave., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°48′30″N 73°57′54″W / 40.80833°N 73.96500°W / 40.80833; -73.96500Coordinates: 40°48′30″N 73°57′54″W / 40.80833°N 73.96500°W / 40.80833; -73.96500
Area less than one acre
Built 1906
Architect Rich, Charles; McKim, Mead & White
Architectural style Renaissance, Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP November 15, 2003

Brooks and Hewitt Halls are historic dormitory buildings located on the campus of Barnard College in Morningside Heights, New York, New York. Brooks Hall was designed by Charles A. Rich (1854 – 1943) and built in 1906-1907. It is a seven and one half story, red Harvard brick building on a granite foundation with limestone and terra cotta trim. It features a sloping Spanish tile roof with hip-roof dormer windows. Hewitt Hall, named for Abram S. Hewitt, was designed by McKim, Mead & White and built in 1926-1927. It is a seven story, red Harvard brick building with a sloping copper clad roof.[2]

They were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

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