Westcott Hall FSU, Tallahassee, FL. The James D. Westcott Building is a historic building on the campus of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. The Westcott Building currently houses the chief administrative offices for Florida State University and is the primary focal point of the campus as seen down College Ave. The building is also home to Ruby Diamond Auditorium. It is known for its distinctive appearance.
The building was built in 1910 to serve as the Florida State College's administration building by which it was known until 1936. In that year the building was renamed the James D. Westcott, Jr. Memorial Building.
Ruby Diamond Auditorium is the primary performance venue for Florida State University and is located on the first floor of the Westcott building.
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