Texas Technological College Historic District

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Texas Technological College
Historic District
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Administration Building
Texas Technological College Historic District is located in Texas
Texas Technological College Historic District
Location of Texas Technological College Historic District in Texas
Location Roughly bounded by University Avenue, 19th, Flint, and 6th Streets.
Lubbock, Texas
Coordinates 33°35′04″N 101°52′28″W / 33.58444°N 101.87444°W / 33.58444; -101.87444
Area 110-acre (0.45 km2)
Built 1924-1951
Architect Various
Architectural style Mission Revival
NRHP Reference # 96000523
Added to NRHP 1996

The Texas Technological College Historic District is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. The 110-acre (0.45 km2) district is made up of 27 contributing properties, 4 non-contributing properties, 1 contributing structure, 1 contributing object, and 1 contributing site.[1]

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Several buildings from the original 1920s construction period have been demolished including the original Bookstore (pre-existing when the campus land was purchased for the college), the 1925 Cafeteria (which became the book store in 1930 and was consumed by 1950s construction enlarging the store), the 1926 Agriculture Building (known as the Speech Building by 1942 and as the Speech Laboratory Theater by 1964, demolished 1983), the 1926 Athletic Field House and Assembly Hall (later known as the Gymnasium, demolished 1984), the 1926 Textile Engineering Annex (later known as Mechanical Engineering Shops), the 1927 Poultry Plant, and several green houses, frame sheds, pens, fences, and other small buildings associated with the agricultural area of campus.

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