106 Walnut Ave. Special Collections Research Center

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two story gray greek revival house with four columns in front

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Constructed: 1887

Cost: $5,500

Built for: Dr. Wellesley Perry Coddington, professor of Greek and Ethics

Architect: Baxter & Buell, Syracuse

Materials :Wood

Space: 6,800 square feet; 2 stories and attic

Purchased by SU: 1944

Cost: $8,570

Renovated: 2002

Cost of Renovation: Approximately $295,000

Notes: Built as a private home for Dr. and Mrs. Wellesley P. Coddington, the property originally included a carriage house. The interior of the home was finished with white and Georgia pine. In 1944, SU purchased the property from the Coddington's son, Rev. Herbert G. Coddington. It first served as student residences, Parsons Cottage for women and Whitman House for men, then the home of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority. In 2002, the house was extensively renovated to become the new home of the Division of International Programs Abroad (DIPA), later known as SU Abroad.