Drexel buildings, 1891-present

Drexel buildings, 1891-present

University City campus | Center City and Queen Lane campuses

 

University City Campus 

Building Name Function
Year Completed
Main Building Administration
1891
Randell Hall Engineering
1901
Curtis Hall Engineering
1928
Ross Commons (formerly Early Childhood Center) Domestic Science
1928*
Van Rensselaer Hall Dormitory
1931
Alumni Engineering Labs Engineering
1951
Stratton Hall Biological Sciences
1955
Korman Center (formerly University Library) Information Resources and Technology; Education
1959
Rush Building Information Science and Technology; Library Science
1961*
Creese Student Center (formerly Drexel Activities Center) Student Center
1962
Commonwealth Hall Mathematics; Biomedical Eng.; Science
1963
Friel Fieldhouse Athletics
1963
Abbotts Building Environmental Engineering; Science
1964*
Disque Hall College of Science
1967
Electrical Service Building Support Services
1967
Kelly Hall Dormitory
1967
Drexel Health Center Health
1968*
English Language Center Student Services
1969*
Nesbitt Hall Home Economics
1970
Applied Mechanics Building Engineering
1971
Hess Research Engineering Laboratory Engineering
1971*
General Services and Parking Administration; Parking
1972
Calhoun Hall Dormitory
1972
Mandell Theater Performance
1973
MacAlister Hall (formerly Educational Activities Center) Humanities and Social Sciences
1973
Daskalakis Athletic Center (formerly Physical Education Center) Athletics
1975
Security Building Support Services
1976*
Myers Hall Dormitory
1977
Neuropsychology Laboratory (also known as the PSA Building) Research
1977*
W.W. Hagerty Library Library
1983
3210 Cherry Street Student Services
1986*
Design Arts Annex Art and Design
1986*
New Tower Residence Hall (also known as Towers) Dormitory
1986
3201 Arch St Support Services
1988*
Paul Peck Problem Solving and Research Building (formerly known as the Academic Building) Administration
1988*
LeBow Engineering Center Engineering
1989
Center for Automation Technology Instructional
1990
Handschumacher Dining Hall Student Services
1990
One Drexel Plaza Evening and Professional Studies
1993*
North Residence Hall Dormitory
1999
Peck Alumni Center Museum, Gallery
1999*
Caneris Residence Hall (formerly East Hall) Dormitory
2000
Pearlstein Business Learning Center Business 2002
University Crossings Computer Science; Cinema and Television 2002*
Bossone Research Enterprise Center Scientific Research; Biomedical Engineering 2005
College of Law Building Law 2007
Race Street Residences Dormitory 2007
Millennium Hall Dormitory 2009
URBN Center Media Arts and Design 2009*
Drexel Recreation Center Athletics and recreation
2010
James E. Marks Intercultural Center (formerly Newman Center) Interfaith Spiritual Center
2010*
Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Academic
2011
Gerri C. LeBow Hall Academic
2013

* Year building was acquired or year Drexel use began in the case of leased space.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list and does not include all leased properties or  buildings outside Philadelphia. For questions about Drexel buildings, contact archives@drexel.edu.

See also:

Sources:

Kotzin, Miriam N. A History of Drexel University, 1941-1963. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1983.

Drexel University Alumni Directory. Purchase, NY: Bernard C. Harris Publishing Company, 2001.



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