Armour Research Foundation Laboratory and Administration Building
35 West 33rd Street
Built as part of Armour Flats, this building housed the Civil Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, and Social Science departments in the 1930s. The 33rd Street Building was given to Armour Research Foundation when ARF was founded in 1936.
Formerly/Also Known As: Armour Flats (1888-ca. 1930), 33rd Street Building (ca. 1930-1936), Armour Research Foundation Engineering Research Building II (1953-1961)
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Armour Flats: "Armour Research Building Crumbles, Makes Room for New Tech Library," Technology News, March 24, 1961, 1.
33rd Street Building: Armour Institute of Technology, "Improvements in Buildings and Grounds," The Armour Engineer 2, no. 1, October, 1936, 14.
ARF Mechanical Engineering Building II: Illinois Institute of Technology, IIT Graduate Catalog 1958-60 XVII, no. 1 (1958) 2.
Franz Schulze, Illinois Institute of Technology: Campus Guide (New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005), 29.
"Armour Research Building Crumbles, Makes Room for New Tech Library," 1.
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