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Creation Date

12-30-2012

Historic District

University of Florida Historic District

Description

University of Florida Historic Campus Marker Gainesville FL

This marker is on W University Avenue (State Road 26) near NW 15th Street Gainesville, Florida.

The text on the marker reads as :

" The University of Florida Campus Historic District and two individual campus buildings were listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 and 1990 in recognition of their architectural and cultural significance and the coherence of the campus plan. The buildings were designed by architects William A. Edwards from 1905 to 1924 and Rudolph Weaver from 1925 to 1939 in the Collegiate Gothic style. The landscape plan was developed in 1926 by Olmsted Brothers, the firm that designed New York´s Central Park. The historic campus reflects the university´s rich heritage and the significant place it holds in Florida´s educational history.

Placed by The Florida Department of State.

Latitude, Longitude

29.65203333, -82.34186667

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; University of Florida Historic Campus Marker; University of Florida Historic Campus; University of Florida Historic District; William A. Edwards -architect; Rudolph Weaver -architect; Alachua County (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- Gainesville.

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