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Astronomical Observatory

 
map Astronomical Observatory
Location: south central part of Case campus Description: Observatory made of cement piers and corrugated iron

Other Names
Transit House
1905-1907: Observatory
   


Constructed 1897 Razed ca. 1920
   
General Contractor
The Van Dorn Iron Works Co.


Cost $250

Occupants
1897-ca. 1920: Case Mathematics and Astronomy Dept.
Uses
1897-ca. 1920: Research and teaching



Trivia
First Case building razed
 


This summary was compiled by staff of the University Archives from sources in the custody of the Archives.