Woodburn Circle, 2004
|Location:||University Ave., West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia|
|Area:||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Built:||1870, 1876, 1893|
|Architectural style:||Second Empire|
|Added to NRHP:||December 4, 1974|
Woodburn Circle, also known as W.V.U. Quadrangle, is a historic quadrangle associated with the West Virginia University and located at Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia. It consists of three buildings built in 1870, 1876, and 1893. It is a distinct group of structures on the downtown campus of West Virginia University.
- Martin Hall: The oldest building is Martin Hall. It is a 2 1/2-story (plus basement) brick building in the Second Empire Eclectic style. It sits on a stone foundation and has a mansard roof with slate shingles and a wooden octagonal-columned cupola with an onion dome. It is named in honor of Rev. Alexander Martin, the first president of West Virginia University.
- Woodburn Hall: Woodburn Hall was built between 1874 and 1876, and is a brick Second Empire style building. It has a mansard roof topped by a cupola and clock tower. Wings designed by Elmer F. Jacobs were completed in 1900 and 1911. Its name references Woodburn Female Seminary, a school originally located on the West Virginia University campus.
- Chitwood Hall: Chitwood Hall, originally known as Science Hall, was built in 1893 and is a three-story brick building with a large arched front entrance. It has a slate shingled hipped roof with dormer. It was renamed in 1972, in honor of Dr. Oliver P. Chitwood.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- George A. Smyth, Ted McGee, and James E. Harding (February 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Woodburn Circle". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.
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