Ruskin Hall

Ruskin Hall is a residence hall at the University of Pittsburgh and a contributing property to the Schenley Farms National Historic District.. Constructed in 1921-22 by H. L. Stevens & Company, with an annex added in 1925-26, it is an eight story building which is located between the Music Building and Information Sciences Building between Ruskin and Bellefield Avenues near Fifth Avenue on Pitt's main campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ruskin Hall recently underwent a $19.4 million conversion and renovation from medical student housing into undergraduate apartment-style housing that opened in 2008.

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Charles A. Beard - Biography - Oxford
... He collaborated with Walter Vrooman in founding Ruskin Hall, a school meant to be accessible to the working man ... Beard taught for the first time at Ruskin Hall and he lectured to workers in industrial towns to promote Ruskin Hall and to encourage enrollment in correspondence courses ...
Ruskin Hall - Facilities
... as a primary residence for medical students, Ruskin Hall contained 176 studio, efficiency, or one- to two-bedroom apartments each containing a living ... A $19.4 million renovation was completed in 2008 that converted the Hall into an undergraduate residence hall with 178 apartment-style units with 416 beds in one ... A University of Pittsburgh Police mini-station in Ruskin Hall was also part of the renovation ...

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