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Knox Lecture Hall

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Overview

Facility
KNOX
Number
A490
Function
Gross Square Feet
46,956
Construction Cost
$3,678,000
Completed
July, 1981
Architect
Hamilton Houston & Lownie Of Buffalo

Occupants

Function

Knox Lecture Hall contains one large hall accommodating 400 students, three medium-sized halls for 250 students, and two smaller classrooms for 90 students each. The features of the lecture facilities include projection booths with up-to-date interactive capabilities, retractable screens, and demonstration benches for wet lab experiments.

Namesake

KNOX

Grace Knox (1862-1936) generously provided the university with the means to establish the College of Arts and Sciences after the death of her husband, Seymour Knox. The Knox family continues to serve both the university and the Greater Buffalo area as civic, cultural, and philanthropic leaders.

Historical research and photographs provided by University Archives.