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Jack K. Williams Administration Building

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1932, Frederick E. Giesecke

Forming a new quadrangle to the east of the original academic quad, the Administration Building addresses the formal entrance to campus from S. Texas Avenue. The four-story Beaux-Arts buff brick structure is classically divided into base, shaft, and attic levels. A grand range of fourteen two-story Ionic columns in antis provides the monumental scale needed for the long vista from the highway. The roof edge has a crenellated appearance formed by closely spaced acroteria. Marble staircases and stained glass windows add richness to the interiors.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Jack K. Williams Administration Building", [Bryan, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-NS6.1.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 111-111.

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