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College and Campus Trivia

Altgeld Hall

This historic campus landmark was built in 1896 and was first used as the University Library.

Now home to an LAS department, which building is this?

Answer: Altgeld Hall

In 1927, Altgeld Hall housed the College of Law. The Department of Mathematics moved there in 1956. Altgeld Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Buildings in 1970.

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