Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

First University Building

image number:

P0022515

description:

College Avenue used to end at Second Street. If it had continued south it would have run directly through the the front door of this building.

The third floor was entirely removed in 1935, and the building was razed in the middle of June of 1965 (See Bloomington Herald Times photo and caption of June 15, 1965; Indianapolis Star article of June 20, 1965 and IU News Bureau release of June 17, 1965).

date taken:

Circa 1889

building name:

First University Building (1855)

building name:

Old College Building (1855)

building name:

Bloomington High School (1855)

building name:

Second College Building (1855)

topic:

Bell towers

topic:

Exterior

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Seminary Square

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Seminary Square

folder:

First University Building