MU in Brick and Mortar
[Left] Academic Hall as seen before the fire that destroyed the building in 1892 (Courtesy of University Archives, University of Missouri: C:1/141/8). [Right] The remaining columns as seen today.Date designed: unknown
Date constructed: 1840
Year of dedication: 1843
Architectural consultant: A. Stephen Hills
Historical/alternate names: Old Academic Hall (as opposed to New Academic Hall, now known as Jesse Hall, constructed after the fire.)
This project was originally developed with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the state of Missouri.