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The University of Idaho Library's


Photograph Collection

Documenting the history of the UI Campus

Forney Hall , 1923-


Cost: $100,000

Location: 46.724313, -117.008115 | Blake Ave. 1210 Blake Ave (Continuing Ed. Bldg.)
Description: Three story reinforced concrete, mission brick, gable roof with wooden shingles. Basement and sub-basement, collegiate Gothic style, 65' x 140'
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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
Cost Notes: $100,000 (Financed by U of I Building Association composed of Moscow business men and leased to U of I. Indebtedness later paid off.
Sources: Cards

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