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Arizona Mid-Century Modern Educational Buildings

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former Powell Junior High School
Mesa, AZ
Powell Junior High School was built in 1972. The school closed in 2010 and the buildings now house the Mesa Education Center. There are a cluster of eight round buildings with folded plate roofs. Just down the street, there are four more of these buildings which now house the Ida Redbird Elementary School. [map]

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Grady Gammage Auditorium

Music Building H.B. Farmer Building

Education Lecture Hall Manzanita Hall
Hayden Library
The Grady Gammage Auditorium is the most famous building on the ASU campus. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built from 1962-1964. For more, see this website.

The Music Building, aka the "birthday cake building", was built in 1970. It was designed by Wesley Peters, Frank Lloyd Wright's son-in-law. The building has eight levels, three of which are underground.

The H.B. Farmer Building was designed by Ed Varney and built in 1960. The building has a central atrium which is open to the sky and a fountain. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

I believe the Education Lecture Hall was designed by Varney and built at the same time as the Farmer Building.

Manzanita Hall is a dormitory tower that was built in 1966. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

The Hayden Library was designed by Weaver & Drover and built in 1966.

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