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New Hall

University of Montana Historic District

 
 
New Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. New Hall Marker
Inscription.  The placement of this women’s residence hall prohibited further development of a women’s U-shaped dormitory complex as outlined by the Carsley-Gilbert campus master plan of the previous decade. Architects H. E. Kirkemo of Missoula and J. Van Teylingen of Great Falls designed the building, completed in 1939, in the Renaissance Revival- inspired style outlined by the older plan. Yet the architects were not to be bound by Renaissance Revival. Liberal modern touches such as a towered entryway and asymmetrically placed windows deny emphasis of the older style, and suggest the subtle encroachment of Art Deco ideas. The former women’s residence, renamed Turner Hall, now houses offices.
 
Erected by Montana National Register Sign Program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
 
Location. 46° 51.645′ N, 113° 59.236′ W. Marker is in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on
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Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Campus Drive, Missoula MT 59812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Griz (within shouting distance of this marker); Corbin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Heart of Campus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Hall (about 400 feet away); Student Union (about 400 feet away); The Oval (about 500 feet away); University of Montana World War (I) Memorial (about 600 feet away); Rankin Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the University of Montana campus. See https://www.campus-maps.com/umt/ for an interactive campus map.
 
New Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. New Hall Marker
The marker is on the left side of the entrance steps.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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