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The Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall, often referred to as "Jordan Hall", is a historic building on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is one of the original buildings of the campus, along with Atherton Union and Hinkle Fieldhouse. It was designed by architect Robert Frost Daggett and built in 1928. A four-story, Collegiate Gothic style building, it is a reinforced concrete structure with bearing walls of pink granite with limestone trim.[2]

Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall
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The east side of Jordan Hall
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall is located in Indianapolis
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall is located in Indiana
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall is located in the United States
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall
Location4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates39°50′19″N 86°10′20″W / 39.83861°N 86.17222°W / 39.83861; -86.17222Coordinates: 39°50′19″N 86°10′20″W / 39.83861°N 86.17222°W / 39.83861; -86.17222
Area1.8 acres (0.73 ha)
Built1928 (1928)
ArchitectDaggett, Robert Frost; Joshua L. Fatout; K. Moses
Architectural styleEnglish Collegiate Gothic
NRHP reference #83000134[1]
Added to NRHPJune 30, 1983

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in June, 1983.[1]


Jordan Hall houses the offices of the President of the University, provost, and the deans of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. The majority of the courses at Butler are in Jordan Hall.



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Thomas McClanahan (September 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Accompanying photographs