Administration Building


General Services Building - Administration Building



The General Services Building, later named the Administration Building opened in December of 1948. It was built under the Postwar Public Works Program.

The building housed:
The building was a large office building, and a maximum amount of window space affording natural light was incorporated in the design. The windows and window sills were of aluminum construction — no exterior painting was required and the maintenance costs were low.


General Services Building - Administration Building


General Services Building - Administration Building


The exterior of the Administration Building was a light salmon brick.  (The students called it the "Salmon Loaf" because of its shape and color.)  Above the front entrance, just to the left of the marble, stone, and steel façade, was a large electric clock — eleven feet in diameter — with stainless steel hands.