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Special Collections and Archives: Georgia State University History: Building Timeline

A guide to the history of Georgia State University.

1950-1960

Sparks Hall (1955)                         

President's Home (Purchased 1958; sold 1997)

Indian Creek Lodge (1960)  

                                              

 

  

 

1961-1970

Camp Student Center (1964)                   

Counseling Center (1966)                             

Courtland Building (1966)

Library (1966)

Business Administration Building (1968)

Pullen Library expanded (1968)

Art and Music Building (1970)  

 

1971-1980

Plaza (Phase 1) (1970/71)

 

General Classroom (1971); now Langdale Hall

 

Panthersville (1971)

 

Plaza expanded (Phase 2) (1972)

 

Physical Education Complex (1973)

 

Urban Life Center (1974)

 

Alumni Hall (acquired 1979, occupied 1982); now Dahlberg Hall

 

 

1981-1990

Title Building (1982)

Peachtree Center Avenue (1982)

Law School (1982)

Pullen Library South (1988)

Camp Student Center expanded as University Center (1988-89)

 

2001-Present

Recreation Center (2001)

 

Helen Aderhold Learning Center (2002)

University Lofts (2002)

University Commons (2007)

Freshman Hall (2009)

Parker H. Petit Science Center (a.k.a. Petit Science Teaching & Research Laboratory) (2010)

 

[see below for additional information]

Building Timeline

Building Timeline
(Date of Acquisition, Construction, Renovation, Expansion)

1950 - 2010s

 

1910-1949

1950-1960

1961-1970

1971-1980

1981-1990

1991-2000

2001-2009

2010-Present
  • Parker H. Petit Science Center (a.k.a. Petit Science Teaching & Research Laboratory) (2010)
    175 Piedmont (2010)
    Greek housing (2010)
    89 Park Place [future home of Law & Business schools] (2011)
    Classroom South expansion (2011)
    315 Irwin Street (student recreation fields) (2012)
    Suntrust Complex [pending]

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