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Date Built - 1975-1976
Cost of Construction - $4.5 million
Architect - Frank Cain

The building was constructed near the Ogden College science complex as part of the "ten-year master plan" developed by Dero Downing to house the departments of Agriculture, Geography and Geology, Industrial Education and Technology and the environmental programs of Engineering Technology.

"The building is multi-level structure of three, four and five stories containing approximately 102,000 square feet of space. The Environmental Sciences and Technology Building includes classrooms, offices and laboratories." [The Environmental Sciences and Technology Building]

Park City Daily News:
Miller, Roger. "WKU Fiscal Management Hailed," Jan. 31, 1974
"New WKU Building To Be Inspected Soon," Dec. 8, 1975
"Western Readies New Structure," Jan. 22, 1976
Wilkerson, Larry. "Environmental Building Plans Announced at WKU," April 21, 1970.
"WKU Building Permit Issued," Dec. 10, 1973.

Louisville Courier-Journal:
Ryan, Ed. "School Plans Environmental Center," April 21, 1970
Wilkerson, Larry. "A New Science Building at Western," Jan. 23, 1972


Western Kentucky University


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