TITLE: Biddle Hall
Several buildings on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University have been
recognized as having significant historical and architectural value. Additional
information about these structures can be found in the Inez Moore Parker
Archives and Research Center at Johnson C. Smith University.
PHOTOGRAPH DATE: 1925-1926
Inez Moore Parker Archives and Research Center
BY: Monika Rivera Rhue
HISTORICAL NOTE: Biddle Memorial Hall was constructed in 1884. It is the oldest surviving structure on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. Its ornamentation and exterior are typical of Romanesque style buildings constructed during the Victorian era. The building has 40,045 square feet of floor space. At the top of the structure, sits a clock tower. The building now serves as the general administration building of the University.
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SITE CREATION DATE: March 30, 2003