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Porter College of Education Building

Date of Construction: 1967
Known Uses:
The Building served as the University Library till 1998. It was renovated and reopened in 1999 to provide classroom and office space for the College of Education.

Porter College of Education Building

The building was constructed with a combination of federal and state funds for the cost of $2.68 million. The building was five times the size of the former university library (now Ford Hall) and was opened to much fanfare.

Porter College of Education Building

Aview from behind the building. The old library building was remodeled to hold the Education Department in 1998. The total cost of renovation was $13.8 million.