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Oglebay Hall

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Built  1918
Opened  1918
Architectural style  Neoclassical architecture
NRHP Reference #  85003207
Area  6,100 m²
Added to NRHP  19 December 1985
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Location  University Ave., Morgantown, West Virginia
MPS  West Virginia University Neo-Classical Revival Buildings TR
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Oglebay Hall is a historic classroom building associated with the West Virginia University and located at Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia. It was built in 1918, and is a three-story, brick and concrete building with Classical Revival detailing. The front facade features four Doric order columns that support a pediment with a false, concrete railing and entabulature with the building's name. It also has balconies with cast iron balustrades. It originally housed the university's College of Agriculture (until 1961) and represents the university's heritage as a land-grant institution. The building is named for industrialist and philanthropist Earl W. Oglebay, whose house at Wheeling, West Virginia is known as the Oglebay Mansion Museum.

Map of Oglebay Hall, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

References

Oglebay Hall Wikipedia


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