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Beck Hall

BECK

Overview

Facility
BECK
Number
0027
Function
Gross Square Feet
6,442
Construction Cost
$17,000
Completed
June, 1931
Architect
E.B. Green

Occupants

Function

Beck Hall originally served as the university bookstore. It is modeled on the Holland Land Company building in nearby Batavia, New York. The Holland Land Company was the original developer of the city of Buffalo in the first decade of the nineteenth century.

Namesake

BECK

George A. Beck (1895-1975) a 1919 graduate of the medical school, was a faculty member for nearly 50 years, starting in 1921.