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Drinko Library

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1995–1998, Perry Dean Rogers and Partners. East side of Hal Greer Blvd., south of Old Main
  • (West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

This state-of-the-art library and computer center has an appropriately futuristic look, although the materials—limestone and brick—were chosen to relate it to older campus structures. It is entered through a glazed rotunda, recessed between flanking blocks of varying heights. Designed by a well-known Boston firm, the new library replaced Northcott Science Hall (1915, H. Rus Warne), whose Tudor-arched entrance has been reused as the entrance to the new facility.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Drinko Library", [Huntington, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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