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Mackay Heating Plant (MACKAY) - South Campus, Service Sector



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Mackay Heating Plant


MacKay is the South Campus heating facility. Its tower is a campus landmark. The plant was renovated in 1973.

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Namesake


A longtime industrial plant manager, Gerald F. MacKay (1906-1965) later joined the university staff. He was known as a man motivated to render service to the university's academic mission with great economic efficiency.

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Building Facts

Primary function: Service

Tenants: University Facilities

Architect: E. B. Green

Completion date: June, 1931

Gross square feet: 58,389

Construction cost: $965,000

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