Sadler Hall Special Collections Research Center

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large brick multi-floor building

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Construction Began: July 1958

Dedicated: November 11, 1960

Building Occupied: Used for conferences in summer 1960; occupied by students September 1960

Named for: John W. Sadler, class of 1896 and former Surrogate Judge of Onondaga County, and his sister Nettie M. Sadler, class of 1900

Cost: $3,434,364 (with landscaping and furnishings)

Funding: $3 million loan from Communities Facilities Administration of the Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency

Architects: King and King

Contractor: William C. Pahl Construction Company

Materials: Red brick

Location: 1000 Irving Avenue

Space: When opened the building had facilities for housing 476 students and dining facilities for 800. Also included were an open lounge with a study room, a snack bar, and a laundry room.

2013 Renovations: Bathrooms updated; dining center remodeled including a 5,200 square foot addition

Notes: Originally built as a men's dormitory, the residence hall was built on a section of the former Hendricks Field.