Overstreet Hall is a historic academic building on the campus of Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. It is located at the junction of East University and North Jackson Streets, occupying a prominent visual position approaching the campus from the south. It is a three-story brick building with Colonial Revival features. It has a hip roof with dormers, and a Doric order six-column portico with pediments at the center of the main facade. It was built in 1941–43 with funding support from the Works Progress Administration.[2] It currently houses the university's administrative offices.

Overstreet Hall
Overstreet Hall is located in Arkansas
Overstreet Hall
Overstreet Hall is located in the United States
Overstreet Hall
LocationNW. of jct. of E. University & N. Jackson Sts., Southern Arkansas University campus, Magnolia, Arkansas
Coordinates33°17′23″N 93°14′10″W / 33.28972°N 93.23611°W / 33.28972; -93.23611
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built1941 (1941)
Built byWorks Progress Administration
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSNew Deal Recovery Efforts in Arkansas MPS
NRHP reference No.15000992[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 26, 2016

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Overstreet Hall" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2016-02-13.