Men's Hall

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Men's Hall
Mens Hall (Boreman Hall) WVU Morgantown WV.jpg
Men's Hall is located in West Virginia
Men's Hall
Location Prospect and High Sts., Morgantown, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°37′59″N 79°57′10″W / 39.63306°N 79.95278°W / 39.63306; -79.95278Coordinates: 39°37′59″N 79°57′10″W / 39.63306°N 79.95278°W / 39.63306; -79.95278
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1935
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Governing body State
MPS West Virginia University MPS
NRHP Reference # 89002309[1]
Added to NRHP February 5, 1990

Men's Hall, also known as Boreman Hall South, is a historic dormitory associated with the West Virginia University and located at Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia. It was built in 1935, and is a five-story, "E"-shaped red brick building with Classical Revival detailing. It sits on a reinforced concrete foundation and has a slate covered gable roof. When documented in 1989, it housed 350 students in 329 rooms. It was the first dormitory built for men on campus. Its construction was funded in part by the Works Progress Administration. During World War II, it was used as an Air Force barracks.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Stanley Bumgardner and Barbara J. Howe (January 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Men's Hall". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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