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Oakey Logan Alexander Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (Alexander Arts Center)

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Alexander Arts Center
1969, Dean and Dean; Griffey and Stollo, associated architects; Frank G. Ackerman, architectural advisor. Northeast edge of campus, north of the Administration Building

Built at a cost of more than $2 million, this large, tripartite complex houses a theater, galleries, and facilities for instruction in visual arts. The design emphasized a flexible use of space, but the flat-roofed brick building with poured-in-place concrete trim makes little attempt at architectural flair. The architects were from Huntington, the associated architects were from Richmond, and the architectural advisor was from New York.

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Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Oakey Logan Alexander Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (Alexander Arts Center)", [Athens, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-ME6.2.

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