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Park Hall

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Overview

Facility
PARK
Number
A590
Function
Academic / Research
Gross Square Feet
142,135
Construction Cost
$9,794,000
Completed
May, 1986
Architect
Hutchins Evans & Lefferts and Biggie-Schalflucas of Buffalo

Occupants

Function

Park Hall was built as a social sciences building and currently houses a number of College of Arts & Sciences departments as well as centrally scheduled classrooms. On the first floor corridor is a coffee shop and lounge.

Namesake

PARK

Julian Park (1885-1965) was the first dean of Arts and Sciences (1919-54) and served as the university's first historian. Park is the son of Dr. Roswell Park, who lends his name to the Roswell Park Institute, an internationally known cancer research facility located in downtown Buffalo.

Historical research and photographs provided by University Archives.