Caples'-Ringlings' Estates Historic District
New College of Florida Cook Hall. Built in the 1920s for Hester, Charles Ringling's daughter, Cook Hall is one of the impressive historic mansions located on the waterfront of New College's campus. It is connected to the main mansion (now College Hall) by a covered archway with its adjacent rose garden.
The building is named after A. Werk Cook, a longtime benefactor and trustee of the college. Today Cook Hall houses a dining room, conference room, living room, the office of the Division of Humanities, and the office of Research Programs and Services. It is also home to the college's President, Provost, and VP of Finance.
Contributing Building - Caples'-Ringlings' Estates Historic District - National Register of Historic Places
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