University of Florida Campus Historic District
|Area||650 acres (2.6 km2)|
|Architect||William Augustus Edwards; Rudolph Weaver|
|Architectural style||Collegiate Gothic, Other|
|NRHP reference No.||89000322|
|Added to NRHP||April 20, 1989|
The University of Florida Campus Historic District is a historic district on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The district, bounded by West University Avenue, Southwest 13th Street, Stadium Road and Gale Lemerand Drive, encompasses approximately 650 acres (2.6 km2) and contains 11 listed buildings plus contributing properties. On April 20, 1989, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. On June 24, 2008, additional information was approved which resulted in the addition of 6 contributing properties (5 buildings plus the Plaza of the Americas to the district.)
Listed buildings in the district
- Note: These were all designed by William Augustus Edwards, although Rolfs Hall was finished by Rudolph Weaver.
Contributing properties in the district
- Note: These were designed by Rudolph Weaver, except for University Auditorium, which was designed by William Augustus Edwards.
Added in 2008
Other campus buildings on the National Register
- Note: These are outside the district:
Destroyed buildings in the district
- Johnson Hall (originally known as University Commons) was UFs original dining hall. Located west of Dauer, it was designed by William Augustus Edwards, built 1912 and burned 1987. The Academic Advising Center now occupies the site.
- Old Benton Hall (originally the Engineering Building), was designed by William Augustus Edwards, built 1911 and demolished 1966. Grinter Hall, built in 1971, now occupies the site.
- Original Post Office, third building on campus, demolished before 1977 to make way for General Purpose Building A, now Turlington Hall.
- Buildings at the University of Florida
- List of Registered Historic Places in Alachua County, Florida
- Murphree Area
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
- University Auditorium
- National Park Service Weekly Update on July 3, 2008
- Gainesville Sun July 16, 2008
- UF Historic Campus: Rolfs Hall
- UF Historic Sites Guide: University Auditorium
- Tate, Susan, Preservation and Compatible Growth of a Twentieth Century Campus: The University of Florida, p. 61
- "UF Historic Campus Brochure and Map: 2 pages" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-03-15. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
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