Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Haas College Center
Construction begun in 1926. Completed in 1929 as
the Muhlenberg College Library and used for that
purpose until 1987.
Named for Dr. John A. W. Haas, fourth president
1904-1936, under whose leadership academic
standards were raised and the physical plant was
Renovated 1989-90 as administrative center.
Rededicated October 18, 1991
is dedicated to
the memory of
John A. W. Haas
Fourth President of
Erected by Muhlenberg College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is October 18, 1991.
Location. 40° 35.859′ N, 75° 30.607′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on The Circle north of Chew Street, on the right when traveling west. Building is on the Muhlenberg College campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2400 Chew Street, Allentown PA 18104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The David A. Miller Bell Tower (here, next to this marker); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ettinger Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Allentown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell (approx. one mile away); Allentown's First Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
Also see . . .
1. John A. W. Haas College Center (1929). (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. “For a Greater Muhlenberg”: Renovations on the Haas Tower.... (2017). (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Muhlenberg College History. (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.