New Jersey Hall

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New Jersey Hall
New Jersey Hall, Rutgers University, south view.jpg
New Jersey Hall is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
New Jersey Hall
New Jersey Hall is located in New Jersey
New Jersey Hall
New Jersey Hall is located in the United States
New Jersey Hall
Location73 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Coordinates40°29′58″N 74°26′51″W / 40.49944°N 74.44750°W / 40.49944; -74.44750Coordinates: 40°29′58″N 74°26′51″W / 40.49944°N 74.44750°W / 40.49944; -74.44750
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1889 (1889)
ArchitectGeorge K. Parsell
Architectural styleRomanesque, Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP reference #75001144[1]
NJRHP #1876[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 24, 1975
Designated NJRHPJune 5, 1974

New Jersey Hall is a historic education building located on the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.[3] Built in 1889 under the leadership of President Merrill Edward Gates, it housed the Agricultural Experiment Station.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 24, 1975.

History[edit]

New Jersey Hall was built from funds authorized by the New Jersey state legislature to construct an "Agricultural Hall" to house the State Experiment Station (now part of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, formerly Cook College). It initially housed the college's departments of Chemistry and Biology. Today, New Jersey Hall houses the university's Department of Economics and the New Jersey Bureau of Economic Research.[4] It is primarily an office building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Middlesex County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. May 28, 2014. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 7, 2014.
  3. ^ Barr, Michael C. (February 24, 1975). "NRHP Nomination: New Jersey Hall". National Park Service. "Accompanying 2 photos, from before 1974".
  4. ^ "Paths to Historic Rutgers: A Self-Guided Tour". Rutgers University. Retrieved 2006-09-10.

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