Carnegie Hall, Maryville College
Backstory and Context
Although Carnegie Hall is one of the oldest buildings on campus, its construction began nearly a century after the college was established. Damage to the college's original facilities during the Civil War pushed the College to the outskirts of town. Anderson Hall is the oldest building on campus and was designed by Benjamin Fahenstock. It was place on the National Historic Register in 1975.
Carnegie Hall was designed by R.F. Graf and Sons, a local architectal firm. This dormitory built features the Georgian Colonial style. Other historic buildings include the Victorian Bartlett Hall which housed the YMCA for many years. Fayerweather Science Hall became the first lab space. Lamar Memorial Librarywas named in honor of Professor Thomas Jefferson Lamar, one of the founding fathers of Maryville college.