Fletcher Hall (Gainesville, Florida)

Fletcher Hall, originally called North Hall, is an historic dormitory building on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, in the United States. It makes up half of the "F" in the "U.F." in the Murphee Area. The "U.F" in the building design can be seen from an aerial view. It was designed by Rudolph Weaver in the Collegiate Gothic style, was built in 1938 and was named for Duncan U. Fletcher, longtime U.S. Senator from Florida. It was renovated in 1984.[1][2]

Fletcher Hall
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LocationGainesville, Florida
Coordinates29°39′4″N 82°20′43″W / 29.65111°N 82.34528°W / 29.65111; -82.34528Coordinates: 29°39′4″N 82°20′43″W / 29.65111°N 82.34528°W / 29.65111; -82.34528
Built1938

Fletcher Hall is a contributing property in the University of Florida Campus Historic District which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 1989.

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  1. ^ McCarthy, Kevin M., and Laurie, Murray D., Guide to the University of Florida and Gainesville, 1977, Sarasota: Pineapple Press, p. 161
  2. ^ UF Historic Sites Guide: Fletcher Hall

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