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Schoellkopf Hall

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Overview

Facility
SCHKPF
Number
0006
Function
Residence Hall
Gross Square Feet
37,117
Construction Cost
$163,000
Completed
June, 1953
Architect
James Meadows & Howard

Occupants

Function

One of four matching dormitories surrounding Kimball Tower that began UB's history as a residential college, Schoellkopf remains a dormitory.  The quadrangle of Pritchard, Michael, Schoellkopf and MacDonald, formed UB's first step toward becoming a residential college.

Namesake

SCHKPF

Jacob Fredrick Schoellkopf, Jr. (1858-1942) was a member of the University Council. He was also the first chairman of the Buffalo Foundation, and a chairman of the Niagara Falls Power Company.  He made a generous donation to UB as a permanent memorial to his family.

Historical research and photographs provided by University Archives.