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The University of Idaho Library's


Photograph Collection

Documenting the history of the UI Campus

West Sixth and North Main Villages , 1956-1959 (Condemned and closed in fall of 1958 due to fire risks; Torn down fall 1959)


Location: 46.73004,-117.015075; 46.737835,-117.002125 | Sixth St. west of Line; North Main & D Street
Description: War surplus barracks style units moved in from Portland containing 156 apartments.
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Additions: 74 cinder block buildings added November & December 1956.
Use History: Housing for veterans and married students
Sources: Argonaut

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