Donner Hall, CMU

Submitted by Yin on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 17:34
Architect Name: 
Mitchell & Ritchey
Date(s): 
1952-1954
Neighborhood: 
East – Oakland

Location

Oakland, CMU, Margaret Morrison St.
United States
40° 26' 30.9336" N, 79° 56' 25.0404" W

Donner House located on the "Hill". It is the largest of the residence buildings which consists primarily of standard double rooms, with a few singles and triples. Residents share central baths and the building is coed by wing. This residence hall has a TV lounge, study lounge, recreational area, laundry facilities and kitchen.
 
REF: Aurand; CMU
Bibliography

Carnegie Mellon University Archives
Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives: photographs, etc.
"Tech to Build Men’s Dorm." Charette 33:4 (April 1953), 16-18.
"An Undergraduate Dormitory." Arts and Architecture 70:7 (July 1953), 22.
McKee, Tally. "Carnegie Tech's New Donner Hall." Charette 35:4 (April 1955), cover, 10-13, 21.
"Three College Dormitories: Aluminum and Steel for Carnegie Tech."Architectural Forum 104:4 (April 1956), 156-157.
Peter, John. Aluminum in Modern Architecture. 2 vols. Louisville: Reynolds Metals Company; distributed by Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1956. Vol. 1, p. 202-203.
ARTstor and/or Esto: photographs

 

Donner Hall, CMU

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