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Prescott Hall - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 24.812 W 091° 10.825
15R E 674776 N 3366014
Quick Description: Also known as the Arthur T. Prescott Hall. This contributing building now houses the Foreign language department.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2009 5:23:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM5M7F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
One of buildings in the campus quad, located close to library. Brief bio on Mr Prescott, from the LSU website:
Named for Arthur T. Prescott, who first came to LSU as a student in the School for the Deaf building. Later he was commandant of cadets, professor, head of the Government Department, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and LSU Alumni Federation leader. He once declined the LSU presidency.

Brief narrative on building:
23. Prescott Hall (contributing) 1924 - Two story building with arcade on the lower story and central round arch window on the upper story. Construction materials are stucco over masonry. Designed by Theodore C. Link.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

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Campus Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70803

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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