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Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles Henry Burchard

(1915-1990)

 
 
Charles Henry Burchard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2011
1. Charles Henry Burchard Marker
Inscription.
Dean, Architecture and Urban Studies
1965-1979
University Distinguished Professor 1966-1979
Dean Emeritus 1979-1990

An innovative thinker, Charles H. Burchard organized Virginia Tech's College of Architecture and Urban Studies, creating a program that shaped architectural education nationwide. His influential work and leadership of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the National Architecture Accrediting Board earned him the National Award for Excellence in Architectural Education and elevation to Fellow in the American Institute of Architects.

Burchard Hall completed in 1998
 
Erected by VPI Class of 1953.
 
Location. 37° 13.788′ N, 80° 25.473′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from West Turner Street west of Stanger Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clinton Harriman Cowgill (here, next to this marker); George Burke Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); John William Hancock Jr. (within shouting distance
Burchard Hall (undergound), marker on right image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2011
2. Burchard Hall (undergound), marker on right
of this marker); Lingan Strother Randolph (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Neyron Derring (about 500 feet away); Earl Bertram Norris (about 500 feet away); Julian Ashby Burruss (about 700 feet away); William Bradford Alwood (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Burchard Hall. Virginia Tech (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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