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OSU Buildings Histories in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

Building History

Harriet's Photograph Collection

  • A new Mechanical Hall was built in 1900 after the original Mechanical Hall burned down on September 27th, 1898
  • In 1920, a third floor was added and the name was changed to Apperson Hall
  • In 2009, after a major interior renovation, the name was changed to Kearney Hall. For more information, see the Kearney Hall page.