University of Louisville Magazine

FALL 2013

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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A xpanded undergra u t pr gram prompted f t An expanded undergraduate program prompted UofL to a d r o move to Belknap Campus in 1925. 1925. Lo at Located on this land were several buildings that made up the his land ere severa build ng that ade p i n r vera ildi al Louisvil e Louisville and Jefferson County Children's Home. uisvil effer ffers unty C ildren's ome. r s me Many pre-UofL buildings are still in use today, including: GARDINER HALL (shown above, center) Built: 1872 Namesake: Clarence R. Gardiner, university benefactor OPPENHEIMER HALL Built: 1885 Namesake: Julius John Oppenheimer, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences JOUETT HALL Built: 1886 Namesake: Edward Stockton Jouett, Louisville attorney and long-time UofL trustee who also served on the council for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad 32|LOUISVILLE.EDU BRIGMAN HALL (shown in tray, top) Built: 1887 Namesake: Bennett M. Brigman, first dean of the Speed Scientific (Engineering) School. Prior to the creation of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, Brigman taught mechanical and freehand drawing. GOTTSCHALK HALL (shown above, left) Built: 1894 Namesake: Louis Gottschalk, UofL history professor PATTERSON HALL Built: 1898 Namesake: John L. Patterson, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and university chancellor FORD HALL (shown above, right) Built: 1904 Namesake: Arthur Younger Ford, former president at UofL, journalist for the Owensboro Inquirer, and managing editor at the Courier-Journal THE PLAYHOUSE (shown in tray, bottom) Built: 1873 The Playhouse was originally constructed as a chapel for the Louisville Industrial School of Reform. It was moved, piece by piece, from its original location (where Ekstrom Library now sits) to its current home between Second and Third Streets on Cardinal Boulevard.

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