North Hall (University of Wisconsin)
North Hall, University of Wisconsin
|Architect||John F. Raque|
|Architectural style||No Style Listed|
|NRHP Reference #||66000021|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1966|
North Hall, University of Wisconsin was the first structure on the University of Wisconsin campus. Located on Bascom Hill, it was built in 1851 at a cost of $19,000. John Muir resided in North Hall when he was a student at the University from 1860 to 1863. It currently houses the offices of the political science faculty at the university. Muir knoll, across the street, was home to the first American university ski tournament in 1920.
The original developmental plan for North Hall was produced in 1850 by Chancellor John Lathrop and illustrated by architect John Rague.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- McClelland, Harold E. "Oldest Buildings Saw U.W. Reach Manhood." Wisconsin State Journal [Madison] 21 Nov. 1948. Print. UW Madison Archives.
- A Brief History of North Hall--The First Building Constructed on the University of Wisconsin Campus
- "North Hall, University of Wisconsin". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-12-30.
- Blanche Higgins Shroer and S. Sydney Bradford (May 1975) National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: North Hall, University of Wisconsin, National Park Service and Accompanying 3 photos, exterior, from 1975.
- North Hall in The Buildings of the University of Wisconsin
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