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Administration Building before fire, 1898

Administration Building before fire, 1898. #10-092

INDEX: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N P R S T U V W




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A

  • Administration Annex (Old) see Armory
  • Administration Building (New)
  • Location: Center of main quadrangle facing east 851 Campus Drive
  • Architect: John E. Tourtellotte (Boise)
  • Dates: Begun in 1907, first unit completed 1909
  • Cost: Unit 1, $140,000; unit 2, $75,000; unit 3, $90,000 state appropriations; unit 4 $110,769 funded by student fees
  • Description: Concrete base, red brick facing with buff colored Boise sandstone trim, college Gothic style, three stories, U shaped, 109,824 square feet. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
  • Additions: Built in four units, the original (1909), North wing (1912), South wing (1920) extended 1936 for library expansion $110,000. Annex constructed 1950. 1960 remodeling after library construction $115,168; Elevator tower added ca. 2000
  • Use History: Administrative offices, Letters & Science/Business classrooms, University computer center, auditorium, also housed the library until 1957
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, Beacon, UG 12 (2304), IHS 134

 

  • Administration Building (Old)
  • Location: On site of present administration building, facing N.E. instead of due east
  • Dates: 1891-1906; West wing completed in 1892
  • Cost: $131,068
  • Description: Four stories, red brick, 180' x 122', central portion and two wings, 163' tower.
  • Additions: East wing completed in 1899; auditorium and third floor completed 1900; west wing completed in 1902
  • Use History: Administrative offices and classroom building
  • Standing: Destroyed by fire March 30, 1906
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Beacon, Petersen
  • Administration Building Annex (Unit 5)
  • Location: Rear of Administration Building facing west
  • Architect: Whitehouse, Price, DeNeff, Architects (Spokane)
  • Dates: 1950-2002
  • Cost: $343,360
  • Description: Reinforced concrete and brick facing; 134' x 66', two floors and basement, flat roof; 25,254 square feet
  • Additions: Remodeled and incorporated into J. A. Albertson Building in 2002
  • Use History: Administrative offices; controller, registrar, admissions
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton

 

  • Agricultural Building see Morrill Hall
  • Agricultural Engineering Building
  • Location: 6th street and Perimeter Drive
  • Architect: Team 8 Consortium (Coeur d'Alene)
  • Dates: 1982 construction began; occupied fall 1983
  • Cost: $1.8 million (State and University each provided half)
  • Description: one floor, tilt-up concrete; long and narrow; 400 feet long, 30,000 square feet; some ceilings as high as 18 feet
  • Use History: Ag engineering classrooms and labs
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Agricultural Engineering Laboratory
  • Location: NW corner University Avenue and Line Street
  • Dates: 1909-1998
  • Cost: $12,000 for shell; $68,857 for 1952 interior construction
  • Description: Brick, with basement and two floors, 15,330 square feet
  • Additions: Renovated in 1950-1951. Became Art and Architecture Annex in 1986 upon completion of new Agricultural Engineering Building; demolished 1998 for Idaho Commons
  • Use History: Originally constructed as heating plant; When new heating plant was constructed in 1927 it became maintenance shop; in 1949 maintenance shops were moved and the building was renovated for Agricultural Engineering Laboratory in 1950 and 1951
  • Name History: Agricultural Engineering Laboratory 1951-1986; Art and Architecture Annex 1986-1998
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 Bx 80 File 2276
  • Agricultural Engineering shops (Harvester Co.) see Storage Buildings

 

  • Agricultural Publications
  • Location: West of Hartung Theatre, off Stadium Drive (2001) 798 Poultry Hill Way
  • Dates: 1957-
  • Use History: Agricultural publication production, copying, etc.
  • Sources: Morton
  • Agricultural Science Building
  • Location: Rayburn Avenue between Idaho Avenue and Sixth Street 606 Rayburn St
  • Dates: 1950-
  • Cost: $774,573
  • Description: Reinforced concrete, brick veneer, basement and three floors, 169' x 52', flat roof, 54,443 square feet
  • Additions: 1971. 57,000 sq. ft. addition at a cost of $1,967,000, Bellamy, Bratvold & Carpenter (Coeur d'Alene) architects.
  • Use History: Classrooms, teaching labs; research labs; faculty and administrative offices
  • Name History: Iddings Agricultural Science Building named for E.J. Iddings, Dean of Agricultural Sciences 1915-1946
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton

 

  • Agricultural Storage Building
  • Location: Idaho Avenue, east of greenhouses
  • Dates: 1940-1959
  • Description: Wood frame, siding and shingles, gable roof, two stories
  • Standing: No. Torn down ca. 1959 prior to construction of Physical Science Building
  • Sources: Cards, Maps
  • Agriculture Biotechnology Building
  • Location: North end of Agricultural Science Building 604 Rayburn Street
  • Dates: Dedication June 2001
  • Cost: $13,000,000

 

  • Agriculture Biotechnology Lab
  • Location: Rayburn and 6th street
  • Architect: Ellis-Feeney Architects of Lewiston and SRG Architects of Portland
  • Dates: 2000-
  • Cost: $11.5 Million
  • Description: Three Floor,45.000-Squar-foot Brick Building
  • Use History: 80 Percent of the Building House Molecular-based Research Programs involving Plants, Livestock and Microorganisms,20 Percent of the Building Consist Faculty Offices,Conference Rooms and Interaction Space.
  • Sources: Register
  • Agriculture Building See Morrill Hall

 

  • Agriculture Extension Building
  • Location: 7th Street, east of Craig Cottage
  • Dates: 1948-1954
  • Description: One floor, wood frame, wood siding, gable, composition shingles, painted, 25" x 75"
  • Use History: Offices for agricultural extension; ca. 1953 used as a classroom
  • Name History: Became temporary classroom building No.6 ca. 1953
  • Standing: No. Demolished in 1954 prior to construction of the Mines Building
  • Sources: Cards, UG 12 (2329)
  • Agronomy Building see Communications Building
  • Albertson Building
  • Location: West side of Administration building 875 Campus Drive
  • Architect: Design West Architects, Gordon Walker, Architect; Yost Grube Hall Architecture; Swank Enterprises, General Contractor
  • Dates: 2002- (Dedicated October 2002)
  • Use History: Remodeled and enlarged Administration Annex to house College of Business and Economics first building to be funded entirely by private gifts; contains full-service deli and campus bookstore
  • Standing: yes
  • Sources: Facilities Website, Dedication Plaques and Stones Images
  • Alumni Center (current) see Hays Hall

 

  • Alumni Center (original) see Drama Annex
  • Applied Science Building see Engineering Building

 

  • Armory
  • Location: About 100' behind the old Administration Building
  • Dates: 1896-1903
  • Description: Wooden building, about 50' x 125', one story and basement in front, two stories in rear
  • Use History: Also housed agriculture department and gymnasium
  • Name History: Also known as The Annex
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, Petersen
  • Art and Architecture Annex see Agricultural Engineering Laboratory

 

  • Art and Architecture East
  • Location: College Avenue 327 College Ave
  • Dates: 2000?-
  • Description: Former Carpet Mill building
  • Art and Architecture North
  • Location: S.W. corner University Avenue and Line Street 951 University Ave
  • Architect: Hummell, Hummell, Jones & Shawver (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction begun 1965, occupied 1966
  • Cost: $475,000
  • Description: Red brick, 4 floors, front is glass.
  • Use History: Art and Architecture administrative offices; computer lab; studios, faculty offices
  • Name History: Originally named Art and Architecture Building. "North" was added when the old gym was remodeled in 1976 and named Art and Architecture South
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Art and Architecture South
  • Location: Line Street, N.W. of Administration Building. 951 Campus Dr
  • Architect: J.E. Tourtellotte (Boise)
  • Dates: 1904-
  • Cost: $26,000
  • Description: Granite foundation, red brick facing, basement and two floors, gable roof; 64' x 129'
  • Use History: Originally constructed as the university's second gymnasium and armory; became the Women's gym when Memorial Gym was completed in 1928. Remodeled for art and architecture studios and classrooms in 1976. Listed on National Register of Historic Places
  • Name History: Gymnasium, Women's Gymnasium, Art and Architecture South
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: UG 44, Morton, Petersen
  • Art Building
  • Location: West side of quadrangle (SW corner of Line and University Ave.)
  • Dates: 1911-1965
  • Cost: Built by private subscription
  • Description: Wood frame, one story, 60' x 80' with cinder floor
  • Additions: Renovated in 1945
  • Use History: Formerly known as Lewis Court, built as annex to the Women's Gym (then Men's gym) and used for winter military drill and recreation. Was men's dormitory during 1937-1938. Became Art and Architecture building in 1938
  • Name History: Lewis Court; Art Building
  • Standing: No. Torn down in 1965 and replaced by Art and Architecture North
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44

 

  • Assay Building see Geology Building
  • ASUI-Golf Clubhouse
  • Location: Nez Perce Drive
  • Dates: 1969
  • Use History: Pro shop, locker room, lounge, storage
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Grant Morgan

 

  • Audio-Visual Center see Drama Annex

B

  • Bartley Cottage
  • Location: SW of Ridenbaugh Hall on Nez Perce west of Center Cottage
  • Dates: 1921-1952
  • Description: Two story, wooden frame and siding, gable roof, wood shingles
  • Use History: Acquired in 1921 and used as a girl's dormitory until 1929 when it became a music studio.
  • Standing: Torn down in 1952
  • Sources: Cards
  • Bookstore
  • Location: Deakin Avenue across from SUB 706/704 Deakin Ave
  • Architect: Moritz Kundig of Northwest Architectural Co.
  • Dates: Begun spring 1988; occupied August 1989
  • Cost: $1,250,000
  • Description: Gray concrete masonry, one story; 15,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Academic and general book supply and clothing sales; campus station of U.S. Post Office
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Register (1:28), Argonaut

 

  • Brink Hall
  • Location: Line Street and Idaho Avenue 801 S. Line St
  • Architect: Whitehouse, Price (Spokane)
  • Dates: 1936-
  • Cost: $250,000 (Regents bonds)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete, red fireproof brick, trimmed with Boise Sandstone. Gable roof, composition shingles, five floors, front 178' long, wings 81' and 129' long respectively, each wing about 29' wide.
  • Additions: 1938. Hugh Richardson (Lewiston) architect; elevator tower added 1999
  • Use History: Originally a men's dorm housing 200. Currently houses placement center; math/statistics/English departments, miscellaneous faculty and grad offices
  • Name History: Willis Sweet Hall named after one of the UI's founders and member of the Board of Regents, 1889-1893; later called Faculty Office Complex East. Renamed Carol Ryrie Brink Hall in the early 1980s in honor of UI alumna and prominent author
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG 12 (2325)
  • Buchanan Engineering Laboratory
  • Location: 6th Street 607 Urquhart Ave
  • Architect: Dropping & Kelley (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction began in 1967; occupied 1968
  • Cost: $2,118,259
  • Description: 3 story, reinforced concrete; 80,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Engineering classrooms, teaching and research labs; faculty and grad offices
  • Name History: Named for Jesse E. Buchanan, UI alumnus, faculty and President from 1946-1954
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Buildings and Grounds Center
  • Location: Paradise Creek Street
  • Architect: Constructed by Panco Construction Co. (Spokane)
  • Dates: 1950-
  • Cost: $89,740
  • Description: Galvanized iron and steel construction; flat and gable roof, sheetrock walls, one floor
  • Standing: No, torn down in 1968 or 1969
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut, Maps
  • Business Technology Incubator
  • Location: Sweet Ave. and Highway 95 121 Sweet Ave
  • Dates: Construction began Fall 1989, completed March 1990
  • Cost: $1,800,000 ($1.2 million from grants)
  • Description: Red brick, 1 floor; 17,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Business enterprise development
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Register (2:22), Argonaut

 

  • By-Products Building
  • Location: On University Ave across from Lewis Court (Art Building)
  • Dates: 1907-ca.1927
  • Description: Wooden frame building, 30" x 34"
  • Use History: Originally equipped as cannery and forge. Used by mechanical engineering students until 1917, then became by-products building.
  • Name History: Forge Shop, By Products Building
  • Standing: No, torn down in 1927 or 1928
  • Sources: Cards, Maps, Argonaut

C

  • Campus Club
  • Location: Sixth Street
  • Dates: 1938-1958
  • Cost: $42,000 (Bonds)
  • Description: Wooden frame, siding and shingles, one story, gable roof.
  • Use History: Men's dormitory
  • Standing: No, burned May 14, 1958
  • Sources: Cards
  • Campus Club (New) see Targhee Hall

 

  • Campus Police Substation see Information Center
  • Cannery see By-Products Building

 

  • Cavanaugh's Motel see North Campus Center
  • Cedar Hall
  • Location: SE corner of Ash and Idaho Ave.
  • Dates: 1920-1957
  • Description: Two floors and basement, wood frame, siding and shingles, gable roof
  • Use History: Infirmary, Phi Delta fraternity house, men's living group, music recital hall
  • Standing: No, torn down December 1957 due to poor condition
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut

 

  • Center Cottage
  • Location: SW corner of Blake and Nez Perce
  • Dates: 1921-1952
  • Use History: Home of local sorority Omega Alpha, February 1926 - ?; Housed students at first; later used for music studio
  • Standing: Torn down in 1952
  • Sources: Cards
  • Chilled Water Tank
  • Location: near Golf Course on Perimeter Drive
  • Architect: Project Architect: CTA Architects Engineers, General Contractor: McKinstry Co.
  • Dates: 2008
  • Cost: ? funded by bonds
  • Description: 90 foot tall tank, holds 2 million gallons of water
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Facilities Website

 

  • Chrisman Hall see Phinney Hall

 

  • College of Mines Building (New)
  • Location: 7th Street east of Line 825 W. 7th St
  • Architect: Hicks & James, Culler, Gale, Martell, Norrie & Davis (Coeur d'Alene). General contractor Commercial Builders (Moscow)
  • Dates: Construction began in 1960, occupied 1961
  • Cost: $534,199 (one half legislative appropriation, one half private contributions from mining industry
  • Description: Three stories, 28,275 sq. ft., concrete frame with prestressed concrete T-floor and roof system, curtain wall with multi-colored porcelain enamel panels, concrete masonry interior walls and some brick masonry exterior.
  • Use History: College administrative and department offices; teaching and research labs; classrooms, faculty and graduate offices.
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2315)
  • Commons see Idaho Commons

 

  • Communications Building
  • Location: SW corner of Line Street and Idaho Avenue
  • Dates: 1918-1998
  • Cost: $60,611 (State appropriation)
  • Description: Brick, basement and two stories, flat roof
  • Additions: Interior completely rebuilt in 1947 52,591 square feet
  • Use History: Originally built as Dairy Science Building; converted to Agronomy building in 1945. Became Communication Building when Agriculture Science was completed in 1951; demolished 1998 for Idaho Commons
  • Name History: Dairy Building, 1918-1945; Agronomy Building, 1945-1951; Communications Building, 1951-
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton
  • Continuing Education Building see Forney Hall

 

  • Counseling Center see Temporary Classroom #1
  • Craig Cottage
  • Location: Sixth Street between Urquhart and Line; in 1942 it was moved to a position east of Entomology Building (Line & 7th St.) to make room for Kirtley #1.
  • Dates: 1930-1951
  • Description: One story, frame building
  • Use History: Acquired in 1930, served for many years as stenographic center and infirmary quarters. Later used as office space for Ag. Economics.
  • Standing: Sold and moved in 1951
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Crest Cottage
  • Location: Idaho and Ash
  • Dates: 1922-195?
  • Use History: Acquired in 1922; formerly old Phi Delt house; in 1923 Chi Beta Epsilon sorority house. Part of old infirmary in 1927; also part of Triangle Club.
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

D

  • Dairy Building (old) see Communications Building
  • Dairy Science Building
  • Location: NE corner Idaho Ave and Line Street 860 W. Idaho Ave
  • Architect: Tourtellotte & Hummell (Boise)
  • Dates: Building began in fall 1941, occupied in 1942
  • Cost: $103,750 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete basement with brick walls, 94' x 92', basement and two floors, flat roof, 14,995 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Dairy science classrooms and labs; currently fermentation/bacteriology/ WAMI research and teaching labs; classrooms
  • Name History: Dairy Science Building; Food Research Center
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44; Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Dan O’Brien Track and Field Complex
  • Location:
  • Architect:
  • Dates: 1970’s
  • Cost:
  • Description:
  • Renovations: 2010/11.  Improvements and restoration of track and field complex, including spectator facilities as funding allows. $2.5 million. Landscape Architect: Bernardo Wills Architects
  • Use History:
  • Name History:
  • Standing:
  • Sources: Facilities Website
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  • Day Care Center
  • Location: Deakin Street (South Hill housing complex)
  • Architect: Designed by Mark Samuelson, UI Sophomore architecture student; constructed by Boise Cascade
  • Dates: 1975
  • Cost: $30,000
  • Description: 2 story, wood
  • Additions: Renovated in 1993 and turned into 2 and 3 bedroom apartments
  • Use History: Child care services for 30 children; family housing unit
  • Name History: Day Care Center; South Hill Apartment
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Drama Annex
  • Location: Pine Street and University Ave.
  • Architect: Former Army hospital, moved to campus 1946-1947
  • Dates: 1947-
  • Cost: $9,900
  • Description: One story frame, gable, composition shingles, wood siding, 25' x 50"
  • Use History: Originally mailing center; in 1949 it became the Alumni Center; Audio Visual moved into it February 1951; Drama Annex or Theatre Arts Annex; Architecture Studio & 2 Architecture Faculty Offices; Women's Center (2000- )
  • Name History: Temporary Classroom Building #5, Alumni Center, Audio-Visual, Drama Annex, Theatre Arts Annex; Women's Center
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton

E

  • Education Building
  • Location: West of Administration Building 921 Campus Dr
  • Architect: Hummell, Hummell, Jones and Shawver (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction April 1967-Dec. 1968; occupied 1969
  • Cost: $1,7000,000
  • Description: Concrete foundation, Concrete & brick walls, 5 floors; also a separate round lecture hall called a kiva
  • Use History: Education administrative offices; library; classrooms; labs; faculty and grad offices
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2279), UG 13 (119), Argonaut
  • Elmwood Apartments
  • Location: 7th Street & Blake 627 Elm St
  • Dates: 2000?-
  • Description: Private apartment house, purchased for graduate student housing

 

  • Engineering Annex see GAS House
  • Engineering Building (Old)
  • Location: South side of quadrangle
  • Dates: 1901-1951
  • Cost: $28,800 (state appropriations)
  • Description: Brick, basement and three floors, 60' x 108', 20,982 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Originally Applied Science Building; then used by School of Mines; In 1906 housed engineering classrooms and labs.
  • Name History: Applied Science Building; School of Mines; Engineering Building
  • Standing: Razed summer 1951 because of unsafe conditions. Replaced by Home Economic Building
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Argonaut

 

  • Engineering Classroom Building
  • Location: Line and W. 7th St. 840 W. 7th St.
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston)
  • Dates: 1949-
  • Cost: $510,303 (State appropriation)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete with brick veneer; flat roof; basement, ground floor and three additional floors; L-shaped, 45,455 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Engineering administrative offices; classrooms; teaching and research labs; auditorium; video outreach
  • Name History: Janssen Engineering Classroom Building, named for Allen S. Janssen, Dean, College of Engineering, 1946-1967
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Card, UG 44, Morton
  • Engineering Drawing Building see Industrial Arts Building

 

  • Engineering Isotopes Lab
  • Location: 6th Street west of Greenhouses 1240 W. 6th St
  • Dates: 1965
  • Use History: Engineering research labs, office
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton
  • Engineering Shop Building see GAS House

 

  • Engineering Testing Laboratory see GAS House
  • Engineering/Physics Building
  • Location: 7th street, N.E. of McClure Hall 691 Ash St.
  • Dates: Ground breaking October 1993, occupation fall 1995
  • Cost: $8,100,000
  • Description: 63,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: National Center for Advanced Transportation Technology, Engineering outreach program, Mechanical and agricultural engineering classrooms, laboratories, offices, and physics department
  • Name History: Physics floor named for Leonard Halland, UI alumnus and manager of physics lab 1920-1940 and contributor to UI Foundation
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Register (Aug. 23, 1993), Argonaut, VF

 

  • Entomology Building
  • Location: Line and 7th St. 403 Farm Road?
  • Architect: Constructed by UI Department of Buildings and Grounds
  • Dates: 1935
  • Cost: $5,974 (Local funds)
  • Description: Wooden frame, cedar lap siding and shingles, gable roof, 80' x 40'
  • Use History: Entomology laboratory; personnel and purchasing office; math and statistics tutoring center; career services (2000?- )
  • Name History: Entomology Laboratory; Personnel Office, Purchasing Office; Math and Statistics Tutoring Center; Career Services
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton

F

  • Facilities Management Services
  • Location: Perimeter Drive 875 Perimeter Dr.
  • Dates: 2001-
  • Faculty Club see Satellite SUB

 

  • Faculty Office Complex East see Brink Hall
  • Faculty Office Complex West see Phinney Hall

 

  • Farm House see French House
  • Field House
  • Location: SW end of McLean Field
  • Dates: 1948-1974
  • Cost: $70,000 (State appropriation and student fees)
  • Description: Heavy timber construction and aluminum sheeting, concrete foundation, no floor, unsupported roof, 100' x 175'
  • Standing: No, torn down about the summer of 1974
  • Sources: Cards, maps

 

  • Food Research Center see Dairy Science Building
  • Forestry Building
  • Location: Sixth Street at Line Street
  • Architect: Hummell, Hummell, Jones and Shawver
  • Dates: Construction began January 1970, occupied fall 1971
  • Cost: $3,457,579 (Federal, state and regents funds)
  • Use History: Forestry administrative and department offices, teaching and research labs; classrooms; faculty and grad offices.
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Forestry Building (Old) see Morrill Hall
  • Forestry Laboratory
  • Location: Line Street
  • Architect: Constructed by UI Department of Buildings and Grounds
  • Dates: 1935-1972
  • Cost: $5,247
  • Description: One story wood frame and concrete, cedar lap siding, cedar shingles, gable roof, 98' x 30'
  • Use History: Moved from S.E. corner of Sixth and Line Streets to Urquhart Street; to Line St. north of 6th (1950), to make room for Engineering Building. Combined with Pea Weevil Research Laboratory building. Later Industrial Arts, then Graduate Art Studio
  • Name History: Forestry Laboratory, Industrial Arts Building following 1952 fire, Graduate Art Studio (GAS House), 1970-1972
  • Standing: No, torn down 1972
  • Sources: Cards, maps

 

  • Forge Shop see By-products Building
  • Forney Hall
  • Location: Blake Ave. 1210 Blake Ave (Continuing Ed. Bldg.)
  • Dates: 1923-
  • Cost: $100,000 (Financed by U of I Building Association composed of Moscow business men and leased to U of I. Indebtedness later paid off.
  • Description: Three story reinforced concrete, mission brick, gable roof with wooden shingles. Basement and sub-basement, collegiate Gothic style, 65' x 140'
  • Additions: Remodeled in 1971 with University offices on ground floor and students apartments on upper floors
  • Use History: Women's dormitory for 120 women, currently used for offices, institutes and guest residence center
  • Name History: Named for Mary E. Forney of Moscow, wife of first acting president of the University, James E. Forney. Forney Hall, Continuing Education Building
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Foundation and Development Office see Home Management House (New)
  • French House
  • Location: Southwest corner of Blake Avenue and Nez Perce, south of Ridenbaugh Hall (on the site of Center Cottage) 1101 Blake Ave
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston); Contractors: Hanson & Parr Construction Co. of Spokane
  • Dates: 1955-
  • Cost: $130,000 (bonds, to be paid by income from room rentals) Total cost $170,842
  • Description: Wood frame with brick and transite veneer, one story lounge, kitchen and dining area and two story dormitory providing housing for 55-60 students, 12,119 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Women's housing; men's housing
  • Name History: Named for Permeal French, Dean of Women, 1908-1936; ca.1971 became Farm House, a men's fraternity
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 12 (2281)

 

G

  • GAS (Graduate Art Studio) House
  • Location: South of Home Economics Building 670 Nez Perce Drive
  • Dates: 1918
  • Cost: (State appropriation)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete with brick veneer, basement and two floors, 60' x 108'. Annex is wood frame siding and shingles, gable roof; 11,505 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Engineering shop and testing, later studios for graduate art students
  • Name History: Also known as Engineering Annex; Engineering Shop Building; later (ca. 1971) Graduate Art Studio (GAS House)
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton
  • GAS House (old) see Forestry Laboratory

 

  • Gault-Upham Residence Halls
  • Location: North side of west Sixth Street between Line and Rayburn, site of the West Sixth
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson, (Lewiston); major contractor Commercial Builders (Moscow).
  • Dates: 1954-2003
  • Cost: $1,303,000 (Bonds and U.S. Housing and Home finance Agency)
  • Description: Three stories and basement, reinforced concrete structural frame encased in brick, flat roof. Built to replace Pine Hall. Upham is West dormitory and Gault the East. Common central kitchen, but each dorm has own dining, recreation, study rooms. 83,000 s.f
  • Additions: Gault was extensively damaged by an arson fire October 19, 1956 and renovated in 1957
  • Use History: Men's dormitory housing up to 344 students
  • Name History: Named for Franklin B. Gault, University President, 1892-1898 and Alfred Horatio Upham, University President, 1920-1928
  • Standing: No; Demolished 2003 for phase two of Living Learning Community
  • Sources: Cards, UG 12 (2282)
  • Gauss Mechanical Engineering Lab
  • Location: Sixth and Line Streets 620 S. Line St
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston)
  • Dates: 1941-
  • Cost: Unit 1, $149,102
  • Description: Concrete and brick construction, tile partitions, flat and gable roof, basement and one floor with balcony, 197' x 118'; 27,029 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Mechanical engineering teaching and research labs, classroom, faculty and grad offices
  • Name History: Named for Henry F. Gauss, ME department head 1932-1952. Originally Kirtley Engineering Lab #1
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton

 

  • Geology Building
  • Location: S.E. corner Idaho Avenue and Pine Street
  • Dates: 1906-1984
  • Cost: $17,700 (State appropriation)
  • Description: One story, floor area 108' x 36', 5928 sq. ft., reinforced concrete frame, brick facing with rubble foundations, steel roof trusses and wooden roof. Floor plan resembles an 'I'
  • Use History: Originally used as an assay building, became instructional building for geology, and between 1955 and 1984 was university museum and art gallery
  • Standing: No, demolished summer of 1984 to allow for construction of Life Sciences North
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 (2315)
  • Gibb Hall see Life Sciences North

 

  • Golf Club House see James Memorial Club House
  • Greenhouse (First)
  • Location: East of the old Administration Building near Blake Ave.
  • Dates: 1896-1920
  • Description: Stone foundation, brick and glass walls, cement floor, iron rafters, 18' x 50'
  • Use History: Green house
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Greenhouses (Present)
  • Location: Idaho Avenue 1104 W. 6th St
  • Dates: 1908-
  • Description: Five glass and steel greenhouses
  • Use History: Greenhouses
  • Standing: yes
  • Sources: Cards
  • Gymnasium ( first ) See Armory

 

  • Gymnasium and Armory see Art and Architecture South
  • Gymnasium Annex
  • Location: Rayburn Street and Idaho Ave.
  • Dates: 1947-ca.1962
  • Description: One story frame construction, wood siding, wood shingles, gable roof, 35' x 150'
  • Use History: Used for Air Force ROTC and boxing room
  • Standing: No, removed about 1962
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Gymnasium see Armory
  • Gymnasium See Art & Architecture South
  • Dates: 1904-1928

 

H

  • Hartung Theater
  • Location: Stadium Drive 625 Stadium Dr.
  • Architect: C.J. Bellamy & Co. (Coeur d'Alene)
  • Dates: Constructed between 1972 and 1973; officially opened in April 1974
  • Cost: $1,435,000
  • Description: Concrete foundation, walls and footings, brick veneer; 21,683 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Theater and related shops
  • Name History: Originally called Performing arts center, later named for Ernest Hartung, President UI 1965-1977
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, MG 125
  • Harvester Company Buildings see Storage Buildings

 

  • Hays Hall
  • Location: Blake Avenue 1212 Blake Ave
  • Dates: Construction begun 1926, occupied fall 1927
  • Cost: $100,000 (Bonds, U of I Building Association)
  • Description: Five story brick and concrete with full basement, gable roof
  • Additions: Remodelled 1971 to allow University offices on ground floor and student apartments on upper floors.
  • Use History: Originally Women's dormitory housing 125 girls; Currently Alumni Office, Printing and Design Services, Alumni Residence Center, Arboretum Office
  • Name History: Hayes Hall; Alumni Office
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton
  • Heating Plant
  • Location: Sixth and Line Streets
  • Dates: 1927-
  • Cost: $75,000 (Special appropriation state funds under jurisdiction of Department of Public Works)
  • Description: Brick and concrete, flat roof of composition roofing, four stories high
  • Additions: Mainly boilers added in 1939 and 1948
  • Use History: Steam generation and distribution
  • Name History: Heating Plant, Power Plant
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton

 

  • Heating Plant (original) see Agricultural Engineering Laboratory
  • Holm Center see Veterinary Science Building

 

  • Home Economics Building
  • Location: South of quadrangle, (on site of old Engineering Building) west of Ridenbaugh Hall 751 Campus Dr.
  • Architect: Victor N. Jones
  • Dates: Construction started in 1951, occupied in 1952
  • Cost: $502,890
  • Description: Four story collegiate Gothic, brick veneer over reinforced concrete and steel, partially ornamented front. 26,424 sq. feet
  • Additions: Addition on east side for elevator in 198-
  • Use History: Classrooms and offices, University A-V classroom
  • Name History: Home Economics Building, Niccolls Home Economics Building (Named for Mary Hall Niccolls, alumni who provided significant funding for Home Economics scholarships)
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 (2270)
  • Home Heating Research Unit
  • Location: West 7th Street
  • Description: Two story and basement, concrete block and brick, gable roof, wooden shingles
  • Use History: Used by Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Name History: Originally called Slade House
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Home Management House (New)
  • Location: Nez Perce Street
  • Architect: Wayland & Cline (Boise)
  • Dates: Completed in 1964
  • Cost: $40,000 allocation
  • Description: 2 level, open plan, brick exterior
  • Use History: Home Economics labs; faculty and grad offices; 199- University of Idaho Foundation offices
  • Name History: Home Management House; U of I Foundation and Development Office
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2288), Argonaut
  • Home Management House (Old)
  • Location: Ash Street between Idaho and University
  • Dates: 1920-1966
  • Description: Two floors, no basement, frame construction, wood siding, gable roof, wood shingles, garage
  • Use History: Originally a private house, then became university infirmary. About 1941 it was converted to the home management house and used by Home Economics students
  • Standing: No, demolished ca. 1966
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Horticulture Building see Liszt Hall
  • Hudson House dorm see Pine Hall

 

  • Human Resources and Procurement Services
  • Location: 6th Street 415 W. 6th St
  • Dates: 1990
  • Use History: Formerly Murdochs restaurant; was purchased by the University and renovated in 1990; currently houses administrative offices.
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton

I

  • I Tank (New)
  • Location: Arboretum Hill
  • Architect: Supplier: Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel Co.
  • Dates: 1952
  • Description: Steel construction, 500,000 gallon capacity
  • Use History: Campus water supply storage
  • Sources: Cards, UG 12 (2330)
  • I Tank (Old)
  • Location: Originally on Arboretum Hill, moved to College of Agriculture Farm (NW of campus) in
  • Dates: 1916-
  • Cost: $5,052
  • Description: Steel tank of 60,000 gallon capacity on a steel tower 79' high
  • Use History: Water storage
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Idaho Club
  • Location: Sixth and Line Streets
  • Dates: 1935-1958
  • Cost: $28,868
  • Description: Frame construction, with gable roof and wood shingles. Wings about 25' x 183', front section 24' x 103'
  • Use History: Men's cooperative dormitory; used to house military technicians on campus for training during the war
  • Standing: Torn down in July 1958
  • Sources: Cards, MG 198
  • Idaho Commons
  • Location: Idaho Avenue & Line Street 875 S. Line St
  • Architect: Yost Grube Architects and Design West Architects
  • Dates: 2000-
  • Cost: $19 Million
  • Description: 78.000 Squar-foot Facility
  • Use History: ASUI Student Government, Student Organizations, Classrooms,Computer Lab,Retail Outlets,Copy center,Bookstore
  • Sources: Register

 

  • Iddings Agricultural Science Building see Agricultural Science Building
  • Industrial Arts Building (New)
  • Location: Sweet Ave. & Railroad St. 404 Sweet Ave
  • Architect: Hummell, Hummell, Jones & Shawver (Boise)
  • Dates: 1968
  • Cost: $225,000
  • Description: One floor, brick
  • Use History: Industrial arts classrooms; teaching shops
  • Name History: Also called Industrial and Technical Education Building
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton

 

  • Industrial Arts Building (Old)
  • Location: To the rear and S.E. of Engineering Building (what would now be the south side of Nez
  • Architect: Constructed by UI Department of Buildings and Grounds
  • Dates: 1935-1952
  • Cost: $4,542 (Local funds)
  • Description: One floor, wood frame, cedar lap siding and shingles; gable roof, 75' x 40'
  • Use History: Originally the Engineering drawing building, converted to use as Industrial Arts Building in 1949.
  • Name History: Engineering Drawing Building; Industrial Arts Building
  • Standing: Burned March 20, 1952
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut
  • Industrial Arts Building see also Forestry Laboratory

 

  • Infirmary
  • Location: University Ave. and Ash Street 832 Ash St
  • Architect: Whitehouse & Price (Spokane); Construction by Colonial Construction of Spokane; Architects for addition were Wayland & Cline (Boise) General Contractor: Dunham Brothers
  • Dates: 1936-
  • Cost: $131,329 (Bond issue, PWA grant)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete with brick veneer, three stories plus finished basement. College Gothic style, with stone trim and shingle tile roof. Outside walls are of terra cotta tile and brick, trimmed with Indiana limestone. 194' x 54'
  • Additions: A $385,000 addition, with alterations to the existing structure which doubled the space in the infirmary was begin in 1958
  • Use History: University hospital with 68 beds, and student health center; WAMI offices.
  • Name History: Infirmary, Student Health Center
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton
  • Infirmary (Old)
  • Location: Originally on University on current site of Life Science South, later moved to Ash Street next to Crest Cottage.
  • Dates: 1920-1966
  • Description: Two story, wooden frame construction
  • Use History: Originally a residence. Connected to Crest Cottage to increase the size of the infirmary. About 1941 became Home Management House
  • Name History: Infirmary; Home Management House
  • Standing: No, demolished ca. 1966
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Information Center
  • Location: Line and Third Street 880 W 3rd St
  • Architect: Wayland & Cline (Boise)
  • Dates: 1965-
  • Cost: $74,000 estimate
  • Description: One story, triangular shape, glass on two sides
  • Use History: Campus information; parking control, university switchboard; currently Campus police substation.
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton

J

  • James Memorial Club House
  • Location: University golf course
  • Dates: 1936-1969
  • Cost: $2,455; additions $30,000. Original cost was by student activities bond fund
  • Description: One story, frame construction, plaster walls, asphalt shingles, concrete foundation
  • Additions: Club house wing added in 1948, previously was caretakers cottage
  • Use History: Caretakers cottage and golf course club house
  • Name History: In the fall of 1952 was named for Francis L. James, golf coach and designer of the course who had died the previous spring.
  • Standing: No, torn down in 1969 and replaced by new structure (ASUI Golf Club House)
  • Sources: Cards
  • Janssen Engineering Classroom see Engineering Classroom Building

 

  • Jenkins Cottage
  • Location: West of Lewis Court
  • Dates: 1920-1928
  • Use History: Purchased in 1920, used as living accommodations for students
  • Standing: No, torn down when Memorial Gym was built
  • Sources: Cards
  • Johnson Electrical Engineering Laboratory
  • Location: Sixth Street
  • Dates: 1949-
  • Cost: $225,813
  • Description: Reinforced concrete, brick veneer, two floors and basement, 155' x 52'; 25,025 sq. ft.
  • Name History: Named for J. Hugo Johnson, EE department head, 1932-1954. Originally Kirtley Engineering Laboratory #2
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG 44

 

  • Journalism Building see Women's Center

K

  • Kibbie ASUI Activity Center
  • Location: Perimeter Drive and Rayburn Street 1000 Stadium Dr.
  • Architect: Glen Cline of Cline, Smull, Hamill, & Associates (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction began February 1971, with formal dedication in 1975
  • Cost: $7.8 million (Private donation and student fees)
  • Description: Arched roof with 400 foot clear span, 18,000 seats. Building is 410' x 498', height is 150'; floor area is 93,550 sq. feet
  • Additions: Phase 1. Grandstand, press box and grass infield (1971) Phase 2. Artificial turf and roll up mechanism (1972) Phase 3. Roof and end walls (1975) Phase 4. East End office and multi-use addition (1982); $4.5 million
  • Renovations: Two phase project to improve and satisfy Life Safety and Code requirements.  Project self-funded by the University of Idaho through a series of bond finance instruments. (facilities website) Phase 1, 2008/09; $10-million, approved by the Board of Regents, and an additional $2 million from State of Idaho Permanent Building Fund.  Phase 2, 2010/11; $11 million, approved by the Board of Regents.
  • Renovations: 2010/11, seating and press box upgrades.
  • Use History: Athletic multipurpose facility; athletic department offices
  • Name History: Named for alumnus William H. Kibbie who contributed $300,000 toward the facility, and the Associated Students University of Idaho.
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut, VF, Facilities Website
  • Kirtley Engineering Laboratory #1
  • Location: Sixth and Line
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston)
  • Dates: 1941-
  • Cost: Unit 1 $149,102
  • Description: Concrete and brick construction, tile partitions, flat and gable roof, basement and one floor and balcony, 175' x 118'; 27,029 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Mechanical engineering research laboratory and classrooms
  • Name History: Named for Charles Luther Kirtley, a member of the first graduating class of the University. Unit 1 Renamed H.F. Gauss Mechanical Engineering Lab for ME department head, 1932-1952
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Kirtley Engineering Laboratory #2
  • Location: Sixth Street
  • Dates: 1949-
  • Cost: $225,813
  • Description: Reinforced concrete, brick veneer, two floors and basement, 155' x 52', 25,025 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Electric Engineering teaching and research labs, classrooms, and faculty offices
  • Name History: Renamed Johnson Electrical Engineering Lab after J. Hugo Johnson, EE Department Head, 1932-1954
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton

L

  • Larch Hall
  • Location: Line Street (between Sweet Hall and Navy Building)
  • Dates: 1947-1950
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards
  • Law Building
  • Location: Rayburn Street 711 Rayburn St
  • Dates: Construction began January 1972, occupied fall 1973 with formal dedication April 1974
  • Cost: $2,450,000
  • Description: Basement and 2 floors, brick
  • Use History: Law administrative offices; classrooms; library; faculty offices; study space
  • Name History: Renamed in 1984 for Albert A. Menard, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • Lewis Court see Art Building
  • Library
  • Location: University Ave. (across from Memorial Gym) 850 Rayburn St
  • Architect: Whitehouse, Price (Spokane); 1991 addition: Ellis-Feeney (Lewiston)
  • Dates: 1957
  • Cost: $1,362,295
  • Description: Reinforced concrete frame, brick facing, flat roof, basement, ground and three floors 138' x 205', 89,606 sq. ft. Modular construction allows flexibility of interior arrangement
  • Additions: 1988 basement was remodeled; $12.3 million, 66,000 sq. ft. addition built in 1991. New tower is 86 ft above ground level
  • Use History: Book collection, research space, campus branch of U.S. Post Office, 1957-1990
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 (2311)

 

  • Life Sciences North
  • Location: Idaho Ave, between Pine and Ash streets 820 Pine St
  • Architect: Team 7 Consortium (Coeur d'Alene)
  • Dates: Construction began fall 1984, occupied in 1986
  • Cost: $10 million
  • Description: Four story brick and stone construction, 56,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Bacteriology/Biochemistry/Biology/ UI Research, teaching and research labs
  • Name History: Named for Richard D. Gibb, President of the University from 1977-1989, in November 1993
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut, VF
  • Life Sciences South see Science Hall

 

  • Lindley Hall
  • Location: Ash and Idaho Ave.
  • Dates: 1920-1973
  • Cost: $82,000 (bonds)
  • Description: Three story, brick, gabled roof with wood shingles
  • Additions: Top floor added in 1922
  • Use History: Men's dormitory
  • Name History: Named for Ernest Hiram Lindley, President of the University 1917-1920. Name changed to Pine Hall in 1963, then Vandal Hall from 1969-1973
  • Standing: No, condemned in 1971, demolished in 1973
  • Sources: Cards, maps, Argonaut
  • Lindley Hall Annex
  • Location: Originally on site of present infirmary, later on south side of Idaho Ave, between Elm and Ash Streets
  • Dates: 1920-1952
  • Description: Three floors, wood frame and siding, gable roof with cedar shingles
  • Use History: Was originally home of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity; then senior hall for men during the 1930s. From 1941-1946 known as Ridenbaugh Hall Annex; 1946-1952 Lindley Annex; finally sold to Kappa Kappa Gamma.
  • Name History: Alpha Tau Omega, Lindley Hall Annex, Senior Hall, Ridenbaugh Hall Annex
  • Standing: No, torn down in 1952
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Lindley Hall see also Wallace Complex, Stevenson Wing
  • Liszt Hall
  • Location: Eastern slope of campus, 75 yards east of present Administration Building
  • Dates: 1897-1952
  • Description: Two story wood frame and siding, 24' x 34'
  • Additions: Remodeled in 1907 for music department
  • Use History: Originally used for horticulture research, then music
  • Name History: Horticulture Building; Music Building, Liszt Hall
  • Standing: No, dismantled in 1952
  • Sources: Cards, Petersen

 

  • Living Learning Community
  • Location: Corner Line Street and Sixth 901 Paradise Creek St …
  • Dates: 2003-
  • Description: Eight residence halls and office/dining structure
  • Additions: Phase completed Fall 2003

M

  • MacLean Field
  • Location: Site of current Education Building and Women's Physical Education Building
  • Description: Baseball field
  • Use History: Sports
  • Name History: Named for James Alexander MacLean, University of Idaho president, 1900-1913
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Bookmark
  • Math & Statistics Tutoring Center see Entomology Building

 

  • McClure Hall
  • Location: 7th Street 810 W. 7th St
  • Dates: Construction began fall 1992, completed 1994
  • Cost: $11.8 million
  • Description: 4 story, 70,000 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Classrooms, laboratories, offices for school of Mines, also Strategic Resources & Environment Laboratory
  • Name History: Named for James A. McClure, U.I. alumnus and U.S. Representative 1967-1972, U.S. Senator 1973-1990
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Register (Aug. 23, 1993), Argonaut
  • McConnell Hall
  • Location: N.E. corner Sixth and Rayburn 1020 W. 6th St
  • Dates: 1957-
  • Description: 2-story concrete block
  • Use History: Single student dormitory for 110 male students, also used as a guest residence, in 1988 became women's quiet dorm
  • Name History: Originally named McConnell Hall after William McConnell, university founder, third governor of the state and recipient of first UI honorary degree. In 1984 it was renamed Willis Sweet Hall after Willis Sweet, university founder and Regent, 1889-93
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2279), Argonaut

 

  • Media Center see Small Animals Laboratory
  • Memorial Gymnasium
  • Location: University Ave. 1001 University Ave
  • Architect: Designed by David C. Lang, University Architect and head Dept. of Architecture, assisted by Theodore Pritchard, construction engineer was A.T. Schenck. Unit 2, Victor N. Jones & Assoc. of Boise
  • Dates: Building began spring 1927, occupied in 1928
  • Cost: $616,767 (donations and bonds)
  • Description: Five stories plus tower, concrete and brick construction, tile and plaster walls, 142' x 201'. Tudor-Gothic style, heavily buttressed, especially at the large front bay. Listed on National Register of Historic Places
  • Additions: West end ($281,200) and southeast exit ($35,567) added in 1952; construction on unit 2, the west end, began in the spring of 1951 with Commercial Builders of Moscow serving as contractors; the cost was $261,606. Extensive renovation was completed in 1954
  • Use History: Physical education classes, athletic facilities, campus recreation, ROTC
  • Name History: Built as a memorial to Idaho citizens who lost their lives in the 1914-1918 war
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Beacon, IHS 137, UG 12 (2313), UG 39

 

  • Menard Law Building see Law Building
  • Metallurgical Building see Psychology Building

 

  • Mine,School of See Engineering Building ( Old )
  • Mines Building (Old) see Psychology Building

 

  • Mines, School of see Engineering Building (Old)
  • Morrill Hall
  • Location: Idaho Ave, N. end of Pine Street 820 Idaho Avenue
  • Dates: 1906, occupied March 1907
  • Cost: $55,907 (Insurance money from Administration Building fire)
  • Description: Four story brick and stone, 65' x 125', 28,246 sq. ft.
  • Additions: Fourth floor added in 1930
  • Use History: Originally constructed for the College of Agriculture and Agricultural Experiment Station. Became Forestry building in 1950. Currently houses the Idaho Geological Survey, Graduate School offices, classrooms, and Dept. of Philosophy.
  • Name History: Morrill Hall, named for Senator Justin S. Morrill of Vermont who introduced a bill later known as the Morrill Act which provided fee land for the founding of land-grant universities in each state; Forestry Building
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Grant Miller, Petersen, Argonaut

 

  • Motor pool/Garage
  • Location: Perimeter Drive 901 Perimeter Dr.
  • Dates: 1999?-
  • Museum see Geology Building

 

  • Music Building
  • Location: Blake and Sweet Avenue 1010 Blake Avenue
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston); General contractor, C.B. Lauch (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction began in 1950, occupied in 1951
  • Cost: $513,909 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete, brick facing, Gothic style, basement and two floors, gable roof, 80' x 140, 32,937 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Music classrooms, auditorium, faculty offices, library, rehearsal rooms
  • Name History: Renamed in 1987, Lionel Hampton School of Music in honor of Jazz musician Lionel Hampton
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, Beacon p.176
  • Music Building (old) see Liszt Hall

 

  • Music Hall Annex
  • Location: Nez Perce west of Bartley Cottage
  • Dates: 1925-1952
  • Cost: $6,100
  • Description: Wood frame, gable, two floors and basement
  • Use History: Once served as home of early presidents. Probably acquired in the original land purchase following the founding of the University in 1889.
  • Name History: President's House, Music Hall Annex
  • Standing: Removed and destroyed in 1952
  • Sources: Cards

N

  • Native American/Migrant Education Center
  • Location: 865 W 7th St
  • Dates:
  • Cost:
  • Description:
  • Use History:
  • Name History:
  • Standing:
  • Sources:

 

  • Naval Classroom Building
  • Location: Line Street 685 S. Line St
  • Dates: 1942-
  • Cost: $22,000
  • Description: One floor, wood frame and siding, gable roof, 60' x 165'
  • Additions: Damaged by arson fire May 6, 1970, repaired at a cost of $22,000.
  • Use History: Originally constructed as a training center for naval radio operators during WW II. Has been used by ROTC since.
  • Standing: No, demolished after extensive fire damage, Summer 2011
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, Argonaut
  • Navy Building #2 see Satellite SUB

 

  • Navy Quonset
  • Location: Beside Naval Classroom Building, NW corner
  • Dates: 194?-1971
  • Description: Quonset hut, sheet steel with wood ends, concrete floor, 19' x 51'
  • Standing: No, taken down ca. 1971
  • Sources: Cards, Maps
  • Navy Radio Building #1 see Naval Classroom Building

 

  • Neale Stadium
  • Location: West end of campus (Current Kibbie Dome area)
  • Dates: 1936-1969
  • Cost: Wood bleachers and press box on north and south of field, $47,770 (Student activities bond fund) 1936.
  • Description: Football field
  • Use History: Athletic contests
  • Name History: Names for Mervin G. Neale, University President, 1930-1937
  • Standing: No, destroyed by arson fire, November 23, 1969. It had been condemned the previous year.
  • Sources: Cards, Bookmark, VF
  • Niccolls Building See Home Economics Building

 

  • North Campus Center
  • Location: 645 West Pullman Road
  • Architect: Contractors: Hazen & Clark, Inc. (Spokane)
  • Dates: Remodelled 1992, occupied 1993
  • Cost: $1.1 million purchase price, $2,4 million for remodelling
  • Use History: Studio apartments for graduate students, meeting rooms, information center
  • Name History: Originally Cavanaugh's motel
  • Standing: Yes

P

  • Park Village (original)
  • Location: Line and Third Streets
  • Dates: 1947
  • Cost: $32,266 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Pre-fabricated housing units, 28 1,2,3 bedroom units, one floor, four units to a building
  • Use History: Faculty housing
  • Standing: No. Newer construction of 1 bedroom units on site.
  • Sources: Cards
  • Park Village Apartments (Second)
  • Location: Third and Home streets
  • Dates: 1957-2002
  • Description: 8 two-story apartment buildings
  • Use History: Married and graduate student housing
  • Standing: Demolished 2002
  • Sources: Morton

 

  • Pea Weevil Research Laboratory
  • Location: Originally east of Forestry Laboratory on Urquhart. Moved in 1950 to Sixth Street to make room for Engineering Building
  • Dates: 1947
  • Description: One story wood frame and concrete, gable roof
  • Use History: Combined with Forestry Laboratory in new location. Then Industrial Arts Building.
  • Name History: Pea Weevil Research Laboratory, Industrial Arts Building,
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards
  • Performing Arts Center see Hartung Theater

 

  • Phinney Hall
  • Location: Idaho and Line Street 701 S. Line St
  • Dates: 1938-
  • Cost: $138,130 (bonds)
  • Description: Four floors and basement, reinforced concrete and brick, gable roof, wood shingles, each wing about 98' x 30'
  • Additions: Elevator tower added 1999
  • Use History: Men's dormitory, later Sociology-Anthropology museum and department offices; misc. faculty offices
  • Name History: Chrisman Hall, named after General Edward Chrisman. Later referred to as Faculty Office Complex West. Renamed Archie Phinney Hall in early 1980s
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton
  • Physical Education Building
  • Location: South of Memorial Gym and Swim Center
  • Architect: Fulton Gale of Culler, Gale, Martell (Coeur d'Alene); General contractor Sceva Construction Co. (Spokane)
  • Dates: 1969, completed January 1970
  • Cost: Budgeted $1,227,127
  • Description: 52,846 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Athletic facilities; department offices; faculty and grad offices
  • Name History: First called Women's Health Education Building
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 13, 119, Argonaut

 

  • Physical Sciences Building
  • Location: Rayburn Street
  • Architect: Dropping, Kelley, Finch (Boise); major contractor, Commercial Builders (Moscow)
  • Dates: Constructed 1962-1964, occupied 1964
  • Cost: $1,828
  • Description: Rectangular reinforced concrete foundation, reinforced concrete post and beam construction, 96,430.
  • Additions: $3.3 million renovation in 1991; additional renovation 1998
  • Use History: Chemistry/Physics department offices; teaching and research labs; Chemstores; faculty and grad office; labs and classrooms are of modular design.
  • Name History: In October 1985 it was named for Malcom Renfrew, professor and inventor.
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2318), Register (4:11)
  • Pine Hall
  • Location: Warehouse Drive (west of Line, and South of Third)
  • Dates: 1947-1956
  • Cost: Kaiser shipyard war surplus building
  • Description: Pre-fabricated, wood frame, composition roof, two stories, flat roof
  • Use History: Dormitory for 386 men
  • Name History: Also known as Hudson House Dorm
  • Standing: West Half torn Down in 1955 or 1956, demolished in 1960
  • Sources: Cards

 

  • Pine Hall (1963-1969) see also Lindley Hall
  • Pine Hall Cafeteria
  • Location: Line Street
  • Dates: 1947-2000?
  • Cost: $24,708 (regents fund)
  • Description: Quonset hut, sheet metal, one story, 99' x 102'
  • Use History: Cafeteria, later used for storage; Central Receiving
  • Standing: No, demolished 2000?
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Police Sub-Station see Information Center
  • President's House
  • Location: 1026 Nez Perce
  • Architect: Nat Adams (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction begun spring 1966, occupied 1967
  • Cost: $121,900
  • Description: Split level, Basque wood carvings on front door
  • Use History: Official residence of University President; UI reception space
  • Name History: Executive residence
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut 1/6/66

 

  • President's Residence
  • Location: 514 East First Street
  • Dates: 1921-1955
  • Cost: $7,500
  • Description: Wood frame and siding, basement and two floors
  • Use History: Official residence of University president
  • Standing: Sold in 1955
  • Psychology Building
  • Location: Pine near University Ave.
  • Dates: 1906
  • Cost: $16,000 originally; $122,168 for renovation (state appropriation)
  • Description: Wood frame with red pressed brick veneer walls, three stories, gable roof with cedar shingles. 84' x 96'. Originally built as a large scale concentrator
  • Additions: Renovated and completely remodelled by adding three floors to the center of the building in 1949-1950; Elevator tower added 1998
  • Use History: Originally a metallurgical laboratory used for student work and metallurgical research. Became Mines building in 1950. Ca. 1961 became Psychology Building housing classrooms, offices and laboratories. Art & Architecture ca. 2001
  • Name History: Metallurgical Building; Mines Building; Psychology Building; Art and Architecture
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 (2315)

 

R

  • Radio Center (Old)
  • Location: SW of Administration Building
  • Dates: 1946-ca.1968
  • Description: One floor, wood frame, gable roof, composition shingles, wood siding, painted white, 25' x 76'
  • Use History: Also temporary building #3; converted to Radio Center in 1949
  • Name History: Temporary Classroom Building 3; Radio Center
  • Standing: No, torn down about 1968
  • Sources: Cards, Maps
  • Radio-Isotopes Laboratory
  • Location: Line Street between 3rd and 6th Streets
  • Dates: 1936-ca.1955
  • Description: One floor, wood frame and siding, gable roof, Wood shingles, 29' x 118'
  • Use History: Formerly Wood Conversion Laboratory, originally located at Line Street and Urquhart, moved in 1950 to allow building of Engineering Building
  • Standing: No, demolished ca. 1955
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Radio-TV Center
  • Location: SW of Administration Building
  • Dates: 1956-
  • Cost: $73,800
  • Description: 2 buildings
  • Additions: 1968 addition replaced TCB 3
  • Use History: Production and broadcasting center
  • Name History: Radio-TV Center
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut
  • Renfrew Physical Science Building see Physical Science Building

 

  • Ridenbaugh Hall
  • Location: South side of quadrangle, corner of Blake and Nez Perce
  • Dates: 1901, occupied 1902
  • Cost: $17,000 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Brick, gabled, three floors, 78' x 96', 15,712 sq. ft. Set on a native basalt foundation, this blocky red brick building rises three stories and is topped with a truncated hip roof. Listed on National Register of Historic Places
  • Use History: Was first women's dormitory and site of domestic science classes, then in 1927 was men's dormitory. Later used as music practice rooms, and currently also houses the Art and Architecture gallery
  • Name History: Named for Mary E. Ridenbaugh, vice-president of the Board of Regents, and regent from 1901 to 1907
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG 44, IHS 141, Beacon
  • Ridenbaugh Hall Annex see Lindley Hall Annex

 

S

  • SATC Mess Hall
  • Location: NW corner of Administration Building auditorium wing
  • Dates: 1918
  • Description: Temporary building in the shape of an "H", each company having its own wing, with kitchen facilities in the bar of the H
  • Use History: Eating area for Student Army Training Corps
  • Standing: No, dismantled following armistice
  • Sources: Cards, Maps
  • Satellite SUB
  • Location: Idaho Ave. and Pine Street
  • Dates: 1942-
  • Description: One story and basement, wood frame and siding, 52' x 32'
  • Use History: Originally Navy Building #2, Became Faculty Club in 1945, food service; College of Art & Architecture, Interior Design Dept in 2000-
  • Name History: Navy Building #2, 1942-1945; Faculty Club, 1945-1971; Satellite Sub, 1971-2000; Art & Architecture Annex
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, MG 70

 

  • Science Hall
  • Location: University Avenue, between Ash and Pine Streets  770 University Ave
  • Architect: Rudolph Weaver
  • Dates: Built in 1923, dedicated 1924
  • Cost: $395,327 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Tudor Gothic, reinforced concrete faced with red brick, roofed with slate. Center section 120' long, east and west wings 69' and 100' respectively, 64,057 sq. ft. Three stories and basement.
  • Additions: Life Sciences North added in 1986
  • Use History: Bacteriology/Biochemistry/Biology teaching and research labs; faculty and grad office.
  • Name History: Science Hall, Life Sciences, Life Sciences South
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG 44
  • Senior Hall see Lindley Hall Annex

 

  • Shoup Hall
  • Location: N.W. corner 6th Street and Rayburn Streets
  • Architect: Dropping, Kelley, Finch (Boise); Contractors: Henry George & Sons and Dunham Contracting
  • Dates: 1958
  • Cost: $375,000
  • Additions: Elevator added 1999?
  • Use History: Single student dormitory for 110 students
  • Name History: Named after George L. Shoup, last territorial governor and first state governor; Now School of Communication, Air Force ROTC (1999)
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2279)
  • Slade House see Home Heating Research Unit

 

  • Small Animals Laboratory
  • Location: Idaho Avenue, adjacent to University Classroom Center
  • Dates: 1953-1998
  • Cost: $33,900
  • Description: Constructed entirely of reinforced concrete, two floors, flat roof
  • Additions: Remodeled for Media Center in 1986 when Life Sciences North was completed
  • Use History: Small animal research; currently AV, photocopying, etc.
  • Name History: Small Animals Laboratory; Media Center
  • Standing: No, demolished 1998 for Idaho Commons construction
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG12 Bx80 F2276
  • South Hill Homes (original)
  • Location: Deakin and Taylor Avenues
  • Dates: 1947-
  • Cost: $250,000
  • Description: Pre-fabricated four and five room houses, one floor, no basement. 25 units, 20 two bedroom, 5 three bedroom
  • Use History: Faculty housing
  • Standing: Torn down to make room for family housing
  • Sources: Beacon, Inventories

 

  • South Hill Terrace Apartments
  • Location: Blake and Taylor Streets
  • Dates: 8 units in 1970; 10 units in 1972
  • Description: Pre-fabricated 2 bedroom 2 story units, 8 apartments to a unit
  • Additions: Several additions to complex
  • Use History: Married student and family housing
  • Name History: Name probably taken from South Hill Homes which were on the site previously
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton
  • South Hill Vista
  • Location: South side of Sweet Ave.
  • Dates: Units constructed 1992, occupied 1993
  • Cost: $7.8 million
  • Description: 108 one and two bedroom units
  • Use History: Family housing for students, day care center (Early Childhood Center)
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Register (5:29), Argonaut

 

  • St. Augustine's Catholic Center
  • Location: Deakin and Sixth St.
  • Architect: Paul Blanton and Theodore Pritchard (UI professors)
  • Dates: 1966
  • Description: Circular chapel with 84 foot diameter, 72 ft. conical roof covered with cedar shake shingles, walls are poured concrete. Student center is 2 story rectangular structure
  • Use History: Religious services
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Argonaut
  • Steel House
  • Location: Blake Street
  • Architect: Hugh Richardson (Lewiston); General contractor, Commercial Builders (Moscow)
  • Dates: 1952-
  • Cost: $150,000 (Bonds)
  • Description: Wood frame with brick ornament, flat roof; basement and three floors, 11,116 sq. feet
  • Use History: Cooperative dormitory for 58 girls; replaced Ridenbaugh Hall as a residence
  • Name History: Named for Mrs. Ethel Steel, Board of Regents, 1933-1946, a leader in the movement to provide cooperative dormitories at the U of I
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, Morton, UG 12 (2320)

 

  • Storage Buildings
  • Location: West Sixth Street near Line
  • Dates: Built 1910-1911; acquired 1923
  • Cost: $45,000 (state appropriation)
  • Description: Three buildings, 1 story concrete and factory glass, on 6 acres of land.
  • Use History: Constructed in 1911 for $100,000 by Harvester Company. Used as agriculture engineering shops, then as storage area for Veterans Village after World War II.
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut
  • Student Health Center see Infirmary

 

  • Student Recreation Center
  • Location: Line Street
  • Dates: 2002-
  • Student Union Building
  • Location: Deakin Street
  • Architect: Unit 4: Dropping, Kelley and Finch of Boise
  • Dates: 1936-
  • Cost: $806,231 (bonds); Unit 3 $700,000; Unit 4, $1,000,000
  • Description: Reinforced concrete with brick veneer, three floors and basement
  • Additions: Unit #2 (1936) $250,000, concrete, brick veneer with cut stone trim; Unit #3 (1948); Unit #4 (19560, $1,800,000. 1961 addition, 1962 remodel, 1963 bookstore addition; 2000 renovation
  • Use History: In 1936 the Board of Regents purchased the Blue Bucket Inn, owned by Dean of Women Permeal French, and used for some time for student activities. Several additions and renovations followed. Student support and food and recreation services
  • Name History: Student Union Building
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards, UG 44, Morton, UG 12 (2321, 2323)

 

  • Student Union Building Annex
  • Location: 7th and Elm streets
  • Dates: Built ca. 1924
  • Use History: Originally fraternities, then used by Air Force ROTC
  • Name History: Alpha Chi Omega, 1924-1960; Elm Street house, 1960-1962; Theta Chi fraternity, 1962-1987; Student Union Building Annex, 1987-
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton
  • Student Union Satellite see Satellite SUB

 

  • Sweet Hall see Willis Sweet Hall
  • Swimming Center
  • Location: South of Memorial Gym
  • Architect: Fulton Gale (Coeur d'Alene)
  • Dates: 1970
  • Cost: $1,289,263
  • Description: Total area 33,839 sq. ft.; two pools 60 x 75 x 4 and 60 x 75 x 6, underwater viewing windows
  • Use History: Swimming instruction, recreation, and competition
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton

T

  • Targhee Hall
  • Location: NW corner of Blake and Taylor streets
  • Architect: Hicks, James & Culler, Gale, Martell & Norrie of Coeur d'Alene; General contractor: Albert & Leffler; Builder: Commercial Builders (Moscow)
  • Dates: 1958
  • Cost: 190,000 (Board of Regents borrowed $95,000, the rest was from unallocated funds)
  • Description: Reinforced concrete frame, brick facing, 2 story dormitory to accommodate 60 students, single story lounge, dining and kitchen area adjacent. Basement for recreation area, utilities and storage under a portion of the dormitory wing.
  • Use History: Men's co-op dorm
  • Name History: Most likely named for a chief of the Bannock tribe who was killed by Crow Indians in 1871. Properly spelled Tygee, later Tige, then Targhee. Originally Campus Club, built to replace the original Campus Club which burned Wednesday May 14, 1958
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, UG 12 (2278)
  • Teaching and Learning Center
  • Architect: Opsis Architecture
  • Dates: Construction began in 2003; scheduled to open Fall 2005.
  • Cost: $12.5 million
  • Use History: 29 classrooms, a computer teaching lab, two digital teaching labs, the Office of the Dean of Students, study areas, cyber cafe.
  • Name History: Previously University Classroom Building
  • Standing: Yes

 

  • Television Center
  • Location: West of Radio Center
  • Dates: Construction began summer 1955, occupied early 1956
  • Description: One floor, reinforced concrete, flat roof
  • Use History: Television production studio
  • Name History: Television Center
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Cards
  • Temporary Classroom Building #1
  • Location: NW of Administration Building
  • Dates: 1946-1966
  • Description: One story, frame, wooden, 51' x 75', gable roof, composition shingles, wood siding, painted white
  • Use History: Department of Psychology located in building until 1952. Then used by Counseling center, Sociology, Anthropology, and Dramatics storage.
  • Standing: No, dismantled to allow construction of Education Building
  • Sources: Cards, Maps

 

  • Temporary Classroom Building #2
  • Location: West of Administration Building
  • Dates: 1947-1966
  • Description: Prefabricated, one floor, frame, gable, composition shingles, wood shakes, painted white, 25' x 300'
  • Use History: Used for classrooms and Letters and Sciences offices.
  • Standing: No, torn down August 1966, replaced by College of Education in 1965
  • Sources: Cards, Maps
  • Temporary Classroom Building #3 see Radio Center

 

  • Temporary Classroom Building #4
  • Location: SW of Engineering Testing Laboratory
  • Dates: 1947-1954
  • Description: One story frame structure with cedar lap siding and cedar shingles, 152' x 40'
  • Name History: Called Communication Laboratory from 1947-1951
  • Standing: Demolished 1954
  • Sources: Cards, UG 12 (2329)
  • Temporary Classroom Building #5, see Drama Annex

 

  • Temporary Classroom Building #6 see Agricultural Extension Building
  • Theatre Arts Annex see Drama Annex

 

  • Theophilus Tower
  • Location: Paradise Creek Street
  • Architect: Dropping & Kelley (Boise)
  • Dates: Construction began Nov. 1967, completed Sept. 1969
  • Cost: $2.5 million (Regents bonds)
  • Description: 11 story building with accommodations for 416 students; 90,779 sq. ft.
  • Use History: Single student dorm, co-ed.
  • Name History: Named for Donald R. Theophilus, U.I. President 1954-1965
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Bookmark, Argonaut, VF
  • Theophilus Tower Halls
  • Use History: Forney Hall, 2nd & 3rd floors; French Hall, 4th and 5th floors; Hays Hall, 6th & 7th floors; Sweet Hall, 8th & 9th floors; Chrisman Hall, 10th & 11th floors

 

  • Triangle Club
  • Location: Ash Street
  • Dates: 1937
  • Description: Wood frame houses
  • Use History: Two old frame houses, formerly the Infirmary and Senior Hall were consolidated into the Triangle Club on a cooperative basis. In fall 1938 one became the Home Management House, the second became Lindley Hall Annex. The third rented to Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Name History: Infirmary; Senior Hall; Triangle club; Home Management House; Lindley Hall Annex; Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Standing: No, the three buildings were torn down between 1952 and 1966.
  • Sources: Cards

U

  • University Classroom Building see Women's Center
  • University Classroom Center
  • Location: University Ave across mall from Library
  • Architect: Designed by UI graduate Fulton Gale, Jr. of Culler, Gale, Martell, Norrie & Davis (Coeur d'Alene
  • Dates: Constructed in 1964, occupied in 1965; remodeled as Teaching and Learning Center 2003-2004
  • Cost: $1,450,000 (Regents bonds)
  • Description: Brick and concrete; 77,259 sq. ft.; ramps connect the levels, all room have doors opening to the outside.
  • Use History: General classrooms; student support offices; media/photo center
  • Name History: University Classroom Center; Teaching & Learning Center after remodeling in 2003
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Argonaut

 

  • University Garages
  • Location: NE of heating plant; West of Buildings and Grounds Center
  • Description: One story brick; 20 buildings
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards
  • University Hut (U-Hut)
  • Location: University Avenue and Line Street
  • Dates: 1918-2000
  • Cost: $8,000
  • Description: One story frame structure, gable roof, wood shingles and siding, basement, 50' x 90'
  • Use History: Built by National War Work Council of YMCA intended for student soldiers. Became branch post office in 194?. Then drama department, with Collette theater (named for professor and drama department chair, Jean Collette). Construction offices, 1998.
  • Name History: Y-Hut, Post Office, U-Hut
  • Standing: No, Torn down Fall 2000
  • Sources: Cards, Morton

 

  • Upham Hall see Gault-Upham Residence Halls

V

  • Vandal Hall (1969-1973) see Lindley Hall
  • Veterinary Science
  • Location: S.W. Sixth and Rayburn Streets
  • Dates: 1949-1955
  • Cost: $18,000 (local funds)
  • Description: One floor, wood frame and siding, gable room, basement, painted white, 25' x 75'
  • Standing: No
  • Sources: Cards, Bookmark

 

  • Veterinary Science Building
  • Location: Sixth St. west edge of campus 2222 W. 6th St
  • Name History: Holm Center, named for Glen C. Holm, class of 1932, and member of the UI faculty, 1938-1947

W

  • Wallace Complex
  • Location: NE corner 6th Street and Greenhouse
  • Architect: Wayland, Cline & Smull (Boise)
  • Dates: First two units and cafeteria completed in 1963
  • Cost: First two units and cafeteria $3,750,000; 3rd unit, $1,536,000; 4th unit budget $1,502,000
  • Description: Central structure with four wings; central portion is 2 floors and contains cafeteria and offices. The two south wings are 4 floors and house 212 students each. The north two wings are 6 floors and house 312 each.
  • Additions: Third unit completed August 1965; 4th unit completed July 1967
  • Use History: Single student dorms and cafeteria; also student services offices
  • Name History: Named for William H. Wallace, first territorial governor of Idaho, 1863-1864
  • Standing: Yes
  • Sources: Morton, Bookmark, UG 12 (2329), UG 13 (121)
  • Wallace Complex Wings and Halls
  • Description: Wiley Wing (N.B. Wiley, second governor of Idaho, 1890-1893) N.E. wing
  • Name History: Campbell Hall (Mrs. Marguerite Campbell, regent, 1951-1961), 1st & 2nd floors; Houston Hall (Maude Cosho Houston, regent, 1946-1951, 3rd & 4th floors; White Pine Hall (state tree), 5th flr; Carter Hall (Louise Carter, Dean of Women, 1944-57), 6th flr.

 

  • Wallace Complex Wings and Halls
  • Description: Gooding Wing (Frank R. Gooding, Governor Idaho, 1905-1909) N.W. wing
  • Name History: McCoy Hall (Bernice McCoy, Director of placement service, 1922-1945) 1st flr; Olesen Hall (Ella L. Oleson, Registrar, 1915-1944) 2nd flr; Gray Loess Hall (prevalent Palouse soil) 3rd & 4th flr.; Whitman Hall (Mrs. M.J. Whitman, regent, 1897-99), 5th & 6th
  • Wallace Complex Wings and Halls
  • Description: Ballard Wing (David W. Ballard, Governor Idaho Territory, 1866-1870) S.E. Wing
  • Name History: Snow Hall (Harold Snow, state representative, latah Co., 1953-1974), 1st & 2nd flrs; Graham Hall (James E. Graham, regent, 1952-1960) 3rd & 4th flrs.

 

  • Wallace Complex Wings and Halls
  • Description: Stevenson Wing (Edward A. Stevenson, Governor Idaho territory, 1885-1889, who signed the bill creating the university) S.W. wing
  • Name History: Borah Hall (William Edgar Borah, U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1907-1940) 1st & 2nd floors; Lindley Hall (Ernest Hiram Lindley, President UI,1917-1920) 3rd & 4th floors
  • West Sixth and North Main Villages
  • Location: Sixth St. west of Line; North Main & D Street
  • Dates: 1956-1959
  • Description: War surplus barracks style units moved in from Portland containing 156 apartments.
  • Additions: 74 cinder block buildings added November & December 1956.
  • Use History: Housing for veterans and married students
  • Standing: No, condemned as fire risks and closed in fall of 1958, torn down fall 1959
  • Sources: Argonaut

 

  • Willis Sweet Hall (Building) see Brink Hall
  • Willis Sweet Hall (Dorm) see McConnell Hall

 

  • Willis Sweet Hall see also Theophilus Tower
  • Women's Center
  • Location: Line Street and Idaho Avenue
  • Architect: Constructed by UI Department of Buildings and Grounds
  • Dates: 1935-2000
  • Cost: $6,612 (local funds)
  • Description: One floor, wood frame with cedar lap siding, gable roof, 40' x 120'
  • Use History: Classrooms; Women's Center and student academic assistance
  • Name History: University Classroom Building; Journalism Building; Women's Center, Tutoring and Academic Assistance Center
  • Standing: No, Torn down Summer 2000
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut

 

  • Women's Gymnasium see Art and Architecture South
  • Women's Health Education Building see Physical Education Building

 

  • Wood Conversion Laboratory
  • Location: Line and 7th Street
  • Architect: Constructed by UI Buildings and Grounds Dept.
  • Dates: 1932-1949
  • Cost: $4,000
  • Description: Concrete floor, wood frame, 30' x 25'
  • Standing: No, demolished prior to construction of Engineering Building
  • Sources: Cards, Argonaut
  • Wood Conversion Laboratory see also Radio-Isotope Laboratory

 

Sources:
Beacon: Gibbs, Rafe. Beacon for mountain and plain. Caxton Printers, 1962
Bookmark: Building names on the University of Idaho Campus, v.33, no.2 (December 1980)
Cards: A bibliography of University buildings, ca.1955
Morton: Morton, Grant. General education and auxiliary building name history, August 1991
IHS: Idaho Historic Sites. Idaho State Historical Society
Inventories: Inventories of University Buildings for fire insurance valuation, 1953-1962
Maps of the campus found in University catalogs.
Petersen: Petersen, Keith. This crested hill.
Register: University of Idaho Register
VF: Vertical File, Special Collections
MG 70: Faculty Club. Records, 1945-1971.
MG 125: Edmund Chavez. FPAC papers, 1959-1976.
UG 12: President's Office. Records, 1893-1965
UG 13: President's Office (Hartung). Papers, 1965-1977.
UG 39: A. T. Schenck. Papers relating to the building of Memorial Gymn, 1927-1929.
UG 44: University building histories, 1890-1961
Facilities, Architectural and Engineering Services Website http://www.uidaho.edu/facilities/ae
Facilities, Architectural and Engineering Services Website, Dedications Plaques and Stones pdf

Initially compiled by Judith Nielsen, 1995.





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