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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Schwab Auditorium

 
 
Schwab Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Schwab Auditorium Marker
Inscription.  The first campus building to be financed by a private gift. Bethlehem Steel Corp. founder Charles M. Schwab, a member of the university's Board of Trustees, gave $150,000 to build the Beaux-Arts structure, which was completed in 1903.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkEducationNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 47.774′ N, 77° 51.825′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Pattee Mall east of Pollock Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waring European Larch (within shouting distance of this marker); Evan Pugh (within shouting distance of this marker); President Atherton (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Botany (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Main Bell (within shouting distance
Schwab Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Schwab Auditorium Marker
of this marker); Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); Science, Technology and Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Main (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
Dedication plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
3. Dedication plaque on the building
Schwab Auditorium
Erected 1903
through the generosity of
Charles M. Schwab
Trustee of the college
1902-1932
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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