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1903, E. Norcraft. 601 University Dr.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The only campus building for a number of years, the Gothic Revival Old Main still dominates the campus at the head of a long, narrow quadrangle. Buff brick is articulated with corbeled courses, colonnettes, and limestone-trimmed walls that rise to steep, red tile roofs. The second floor was a large auditorium with a filigreed cathedral ceiling, unfortunately subdivided and obscured over the years.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Old Main", [San Marcos, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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