Park Hall

  • Overview

    Facility
    PARK
    Number
    A590
    Function
    Academic
    Gross Square Feet
    141,730
    Construction Cost
    $9,794,000
    Completed
    May, 1986
    Architect
    Hutchins Evans & Lefferts and Biggie-Schalflucas of Buffalo
  • 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.