Peabody Hall (University of Arkansas)

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Peabody Hall
Peabody Hall, University of Arkansas.jpg
General information
Type Education
Architectural style Classic Revival with Mission influence
Location Campus of the University of Arkansas
Address Peabody Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Coordinates 36°04′11″N 94°10′15″W / 36.069691°N 94.170709°W / 36.069691; -94.170709
Completed 1913
Renovated 1943, 2011
Cost $40,000 ($929,158 in 2012 dollars)
Owner University of Arkansas
Design and construction
Architect L.J. Roberts

Peabody Hall is a building on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The 1913 structure is a contributing property to the University of Arkansas Campus Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Peabody Hall has continuously housed the teacher education department since completion in 1913. Today, the department is part of the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions. It was built using private funds from George Peabody, one of the fathers of modern philanthropy.[1]

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  1. ^ "University of Arkansas Campus Historic District" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service. p. 13. Retrieved October 27, 2012.