Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College

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Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College
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Philanthropic Hall, 2005
Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College is located in North Carolina
Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College
Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College is located in the US
Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College
LocationDavidson College campus, Davidson, North Carolina
Coordinates35°29′57″N 80°50′47″W / 35.49917°N 80.84639°W / 35.49917; -80.84639Coordinates: 35°29′57″N 80°50′47″W / 35.49917°N 80.84639°W / 35.49917; -80.84639
Area0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built1849 (1849)-1850
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #72000975[1]
Added to NRHPApril 13, 1972

Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College is a historic school building located on the campus of Davidson College at Davidson, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. It was built in 1849–1850, and is a two-story, temple-form brick structure three bays wide and three bays long in the Greek Revival style. The front facade features a prostyle tetrastyle Doric order pedimented portico supported by four massive stuccoed brick columns. The building faces Eumenean Hall across the original quadrangle of Davidson College. It was converted to office use in 1956.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ John B. Wells, III (November 1971). "Philanthropic Hall, Davidson College" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.

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