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Carleton Auditorium

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Location  Gainesville, Florida
Architectural style  campus Brutalist
Added to NRHP  20 April 1989
Built  1954
Opened  1954
Architect  Guy Fulton
Carleton Auditorium
Address  1475 Union Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Similar  Walker Hall, Tolbert Hall, Van Fleet Hall, Norman Gym, Matherly Hall

The William G. Carleton Auditorium, built in 1954, is a historic building on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, in the United States. Like several other buildings on campus, it was designed by architect Guy Fulton in an early campus Brutalist style, and it is joined to Walker Hall by a breezeway. It seats 680 and was used as a lecture hall for the University College (predecessor to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences). In 1970, it was renamed for William G. Carleton, longtime professor of history and social sciences known for the colorful presentation of his freshman "American Institutions" lectures.

In 2008 Carleton Auditorium became a contributing property in the University of Florida Campus Historic District which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 1989.

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