Title

Gilbert Hall

Creator

WKU Archives

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Creation Date

1963

Description

Other Names - Dormitory No. 3, Terrace Hall
Date Built - 1964
Cost of Construction - $800,000
Architects - Arrasmith & Wilk

Namesake:
J.T. Gilbert was a Bowling Green physician who served on the Board of Regents from 1963 to 1971.

History:
Gilbert Hall was the twelfth building to be constructed on campus since 1956. The four story building provides housing for 230 women and an apartment for the dorm director. There was a sandwich shop on the first floor that seated 200. It was originally named Terrace Hall and renamed for Dr. Gilbert in 1969.

Louisville Courier-Journal:
1963 - January 27, May 26

Park City Daily News:
1963 -Jan. 27; March 15; April 26; May 13; Nov. 10
1964 - July 26

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Western Kentucky University

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